Ohio State Point Guard JaQuan Lyle Cited For Three Charges Saturday Morning

By Tim Shoemaker on May 13, 2017 at 1:44 pm
Ohio State point guard JaQuan Lyle was taken into custody Saturday.

Ohio State point guard JaQuan Lyle was taken into custody at 2:09 a.m. Saturday in his hometown of Evansville, Indiana and charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief to a vehicle and disorderly conduct, according to Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office records.

According to The Lantern, Lyle was taken into custody after punching a police car.

According to a police report obtained by The Lantern, a police officer asked a black male, later identified as Lyle, to leave after observing him stumbling through crowd and bumping into people at Piston’s Bar & Grill. On the way out, he punched the front door and was told he would not be allowed back in. Then, he walked over to a police car and punched it while officers stood just a few feet away, according to the report. Police arrested him and transported transported him to the Vanderburgh County Correctional Facility where he was charged.

Lyle was released from custody on $150 bond.

The news was first reported by 247Sports.

Lyle averaged 11.4 points, 4.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game last season as a sophomore for the Buckeyes. He played in 31 games and averaged 29.3 minutes per contest.

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