Celtic Jared Sullinger just walked into courtroom wearing a grey Buckeyes t-shirt, for his alma mater, Ohio State.
— David Abel (@davabel) September 3, 2013
Thanks to David Abel, Jay King, Julie Loncich, and Jack Harper on Twitter, we have a report of Jared Sullinger's arraignment on charges of assault and battery, malicious destruction of property and witness intimidation. Some details from their tweets include these statements:
State is seeking $5,000 cash bail for Celtic Jared Sullinger.
Celtic Jared Sullinger stone faced as he listens to state say he he assaulted someone. Victim not clear. State seeking a stay away order.
The alleged victim of Celtic Jared #Sullinger is in the front row, her head in her hand.
State is seeking a mental health evaluation of Celtic Jared #Sullinger. Judge is skeptical.
Judge says Celtic Jared Sullinger shouldn't be obliged at this stage for a mental health evaluation or treatment, given first appearance.
Celtic Jared #Sullinger pinned girlfriend to bed, pushed her and snatched her phone when she tried to call police, state charges.
Victim of Celtic Jared #Sullinger claimed to have red marks on her chest.
Celtic Jared Sullinger, after allegedly assaulting girlfriend, flew to Ohio, state says.
Prosecution claims Sullinger pushed his girlfriend twice during an argument..he also grabbed phone and blocked her from leaving their home
Victim (girlfriend) had accused #Sullinger of infidelity, which triggered verbal argument...according to ADA.
Victim has claimed a history of abuse. Over the course of the past year, she alleges he became more angry. Hadn't hit her before, but pushed
Defense attorney: victim does not feel in danger and does not want no contact.
Argument between Celtic Jared Sullinger and girlfriend was over perceived infidelity, state says.
#Sullinger attorney: Jared and the victim have been together 2.5 years. Met at Ohio State.
Celtic Jared Sullinger attorney says bail not necessary and he and victim are "longtime sweethearts" who met at Ohio state.
Says bail and stay away order not needed since Celtic Jared #Sullinger is a public figure.
Attorney for Celtic Jared #Sullinger said girlfriend waited 10 hours before contacting police and Sullinger came back from Ohio right away.
Celtic Jared #Sullinger was in Ohio staying with parents on a pre-planned trip, his lawyer said.
Celtic Jared #Sullinger attorney noted recent high profile case in Waltham and said judge shouldn't use (Remy) case against Sullinger.
Judge orders #Sullinger released on $5k cash. Must stay away from victim
Judge allows Celtic Jared #Sullinger to contact his girlfriend by phone or with another person present.
Celtic Jared #Sullinger will have to be back in court Sept. 19.
Well. there you have it. Having experienced it myself, I'm definitely against domestic abuse and don't feel that there is ever a time for a man to put his hands on a woman in an angry fashion. We know her side of the story and if it's true, maybe Jared should get some counseling. Escalating anger isn't a good thing and it doesn't sound like the Jared Sullinger we have seen in the public.
We haven't heard Jared's side of it yet, and I'd like to before passing judgement on him. Jared's return after back surgery holds a lot of intrigue on the court and I was excited to see how good he could be without the back problems holding him back. When he should be thinking training camp, he'll have to be thinking about his next court appearance. Instead of intrigue on the court, we have intrigue in the courts and that's never good.
#Sullinger's father in court in support of his son today.
— Julie Loncich (@JulieLoncichTV) September 3, 2013
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