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Police Blotter

An NFLer Was Charged With Attempted Murder… But It’s Not Aaron Hernandez


Ausar Walcott Murder Arrested Browns

The Cleveland Browns signed Ausar Walcott as an undrafted free agent. He promptly was charged with attempted murder. Strong signing. If the Aaron Hernandez situation is any indication, he won’t be on the roster for long. Especially since he’s an undrafted rookie.

Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly punching a man outside a bar in Passaic, New Jersey, Abbott Koloff of The Record reports.

Walcott, 23, allegedly punched a 24-year-old man in the head outside The Palace Gentlemen’s Club at around 3 a.m. Eastern time on Sunday. The victim, Derrick Jones, was transported by friends to a hospital in New York City where he remained in critical condition as of Tuesday.

Walcott turned himself in and was arrested on Tuesday morning. Police have charged Walcott with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault and third-degree endangering an injured victim. The undrafted free agent from Virginia had his bail set at $500,000.

He was charged with first-degree attempted murder, but he punched a man outside of a strip club bar? Something is a little off, here. The story seems like it’s missing something.

Regardless, we hope Derrick Jones recovers.

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  • Anonymous

    Seems pretty drastic –he must have been kicking him in the head, etc. – I meant that it seemed like the injuries were pretty drastic for a punch….unless he hit his head on the concrete or something.


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