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Ex-Bulldog arrested in Kentucky

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:31 PM
Last updated 11:39 PM
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RICHMOND, Ky. — Police in central Kentucky have charged Cincinnati Bengals fullback Orson Charles with wanton endangerment.

Charles was arrested late Monday in Madison County, Ky., and booked into the jail. He was not listed among the jail’s inmates Tuesday morning.

Investigators have not released any details about what led to the arrest.

In Kentucky, first degree wanton endangerment is defined as wantonly engaging in conduct that creates a substantial danger of death or serious physical injury to another. The conduct must also take place under circumstances that display extreme indifference to the value of human life.

Bengals spokesman Jack Brennan declined comment, saying: “It’s not appropriate for us to comment on legal matters that are not resolved.”

Charlesis a third-year pro from University of Georgia, and a native of Tampa, Fla. The 23-year-old has played in the Bengals backfield, catching one pass for 8 yards last season, but was mainly used on special teams. He appeared in 13 games last season and 16 in his first.

The Bengals list him as 6-3, 245 pounds.

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Just My Opinion
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Just My Opinion 04/01/14 - 05:59 pm
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This proves it!! Mark Richt

This proves it!! Mark Richt has completely lost control of his players!!

Um...well, I guess he's also lost control of his FORMER players??

Is the press gonna post the story of Carolina's Clowney when he gets another speeding ticket? Yeah, didn't think so. LOL!!

GiantsAllDay
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GiantsAllDay 04/01/14 - 06:16 pm
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Also there is a little known

Also there is a little known law called "wonton endangerment". This is when a person purposely ruins Chinese dumplings.

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rmwhitley 04/01/14 - 06:44 pm
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Coach Richt
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has enough problems controlling the thug, hood members on his present team than to keep up with the thug, hood members who have already left the safe haven of UGA.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/01/14 - 08:11 pm
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I fail to see the

I fail to see the significance or need to headline that he was a former Bulldog. What couldn't the headline read "Cincinnati Bengal, Orson Charles, arrested" ? Then in the story mention he is a former Bulldog if you feel the need to sensationalize. Those who follow Ga football already know where he played; to the rest, it is useless knowledge.

GnipGnop
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GnipGnop 04/01/14 - 10:39 pm
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So...

people would click on it...I mean who would click on it if it said Bengals????

KSL
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KSL 04/01/14 - 10:42 pm
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Itsanother

The AC is a Georgia paper. Georgia taxpayers paid for his scholarship. Don't they have the right to know the quality of the players they are paying for? Actually my spouse and I helped pay about as much as state GA income taxpayers for his ride. But I am not asking for a say.
Well yes I am. Have the morals and ethics of physically top athletes come to this such that coaches are forced by athletic departments to "hire" morally and ethically deficient people to satisfy ultimately the alumni?

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corgimom 04/02/14 - 02:55 pm
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It involved road rage on I-75

It involved road rage on I-75 where he brandished a gun.

But once he is no longer a student at UGA, it's no longer their business what he does.

He's 23, he's a grown man, this is his problem for him to handle.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/02/14 - 03:35 pm
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No KSL, what he does while at

No KSL, what he does while at the University is newsworthy. His former college has nothing whatsoever to do with his current legal problems.

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KSL 04/02/14 - 05:19 pm
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Of course not, itsa. I was

Of course not, itsa. I was implying there was a cause and effect. But his attendance at UGA is part of the explanation of why the AC was reporting the incident in the first place.

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