Found May 15, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young is in the middle of a Charlie Sheen-level meltdown and it doesn’t seem likely to stop any time soon. On Tuesday Young’s father Richard claimed his son suffers from a mental health disorder and needs help. Titus Young was arrested on Friday in California for the third time in a week for allegedly breaking into a home. He has been charged with attempted burglary, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest. Less than a week earlier Young was arrested in Riverside County on suspicion of driving under the influence, then was arrested the same day for trying to take his car from a tow yard. Richard Young told The Detroit News that he took his son out for coffee on Friday and that Titus seemed happy and was laughing. But later that day Titus drove off and disappeared. Obviously, he then went to break into that home (allegedly) later in the day. He then said that his son has been prescribed the antidepressant Seroquel, which is used to t...

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Titus Young’s father says his son has a brain disorder

According to the Detroit News, Titus Young’s father said he saw his son on Friday and he seemed to be doing well.  Later in the day he went to his car to get something and drove off. “We knew that something had happened to him or he was locked up again,” Richard Young said. “His mind is not capable enough to go out and deal with society because of this situation.” Later...

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Young's latest brush with law could have been deadly

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young's third arrest in less than a week could have resulted in his life. It was Bill Palttos' home in San Clemente, Calif., that Young allegedly broke into late Friday night. Palttos, who has a military background, sleeps with a rifle under his bed. He told Los Angeles television station KTLA that he heard footsteps on the hardwood floor...

Homeowner almost shot Titus Young

Titus Young was arrested for the third time in less than a week over the weekend.  His latest round of  charges are felony counts of burglary and assault on a peace officer and a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. Bill Palttos, who owns the California house that Young allegedly broke into Friday, told a local TV outlet that he grabbed his rifle and was about to shoot Young...

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Titus Young Caught On Video Tape Robbing A Convenience Store For Water, Candy And Cigars

  (Source) – Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young pleaded not guilty in an Orange County, Calif., court Tuesday to three felony charges and five misdemeanor charges, a spokesperson for the district attorney’s office told Yahoo! Sports. He was still being held on a $25,000 bail as of Tuesday evening. Six of the eight charges stemmed from an incident last Friday...

Titus Young’s Dad Says This Isn’t His Son Committing These Crimes

Former Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young was arrested for the third time in one week on Saturday morning, elevating him to the status of arguably the most versatile and complete athlete criminal in recent history. But as much as people have laughed at Young’s plight and told jokes about him like, “Knock, knock… who’s there? It’s Officer Jones, I’m here to arrest Titus...

Titus Young was arrested on May 4th for robbery, crime went unreported

According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was arrested back on May 4th for robbing a convenience store. WR Titus Young was medically cleared for a court hearing in SoCal today. Facing three felony charges, other issues. — Jason Cole (@JasonColeYahoo) May 14, 2013 In another twist of the Titus Young case, he was also charged for felony...

Titus Young’s father says son has brain disorder

Titus Young’s father shed some light on what is going on mentally with his son that led to the troubled former Detroit Lions wide receiver being arrested three times in less than a week. Young’s father, Richard, told The Detroit News that his son has a brain disorder and that the young man has not been taking his prescription medication. Richard Young told The News that his...

Titus Young’s father: ‘I don’t see my son. . .’ Says Titus has a brain disorder

When most of us first heard about fomer Detroit Lions’ wide receiver Titus Young’s initial arrest over a week ago, we collectively chuckled at this knucklehead being incredibly foolish. Then he was arrested shortly after being arrested, for trying to steal his car back from where it was impounded. Not as many, but still a good bulk of us were shaking our heads while letting out...

Titus Young’s Father: My Son Has A Brain Disorder, He Needs Help

For weeks we’ve waited for Titus Young’s father Richard to speak on his sons behavior, and for weeks all we got was silence.  Titus Young has been arrested three times in the past week, and each incident displays more strange behavior than the next. Richard Young told the Detroit News that Titus is suffering from a brain disorder caused by his brain being compressed into the...

KTLA video news report on third Titus Young arrest in less than one week

Full news report on former Detroit Lions and Boise State wide receiver Titus Young's third arrest in less than a week's time.
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