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IU football player arrested, charged with 3 misdemeanors

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) – The Indiana University police department arrested an IU football player on Saturday morning.

Police said Isaac Griffith, 20, was arrested at 5:04 a.m and bonded out of the Monroe County Jail five hours later at 10 a.m. with $500 cash and a $1,000 surety bond.

He was arrested by Officer Moulden and charged with three misdemeanors.

His charges include:

  1. OWI with a BAC of .08 or higher: C misdemeanor
  2. OWI endangerment: A misdemeanor
  3. Illegal consumption: C misdemeanor

Officials at Indiana University released in a statement regarding Griffith:

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We are aware of the situation and currently gathering more facts.

Griffith was a member of Indiana’s 2013 recruiting class. He set records at Homestead High School near Fort Wayne before becoming the first player to commit in that class for Indiana University.

In 2014 while on spring break, police said Isaac Griffith was caught in a rip tide in Florida after he and some friends had been drinking.

His friend saved him, but he was put in a medically induced coma.

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