Caleb King, recently cut by the Minnesota Vikings, is formally charged in the beating of another man outside a birthday party.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, August 10, 2012
Caleb King, a former football star for the University of Georgia has been formally charged in the April beating of a man outside a birthday party in Minnesota. King played for Georgia but was ruled academically ineligible to play for the team last fall. The Anoka County Attorney's Office in Minnesota issued a press release regarding the charges on Aug. 10. King, a 24-year-old Lilburn resident, has been charged with third-degree assault and fifth-degree assault for allegedly punching a man in the face, while both were at a birthday party, according to the release. The victim suffered a skull fracture and a nasal fracture, and he received 19 stitches to repair some of the injuries. “Uncontrolled anger mixed with alcohol leads to dangerous …
Former University of Georgia player Caleb King, now playing for Minnesota, is accused of beating another man outside a birthday party.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Caleb King, who played for the University of Georgia but was ruled academically ineligible to play for the team last fall, has been arrested on suspicion of beating another man, according to an Associated Press report in several media outlets. The article states that King, who is signed as a rookie free agent for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, has been jailed but not charged for the incident. King is accused of punching the victim, 22, repeatedly and throwing him headfirst to the ground outside a birthday party, according to the AP article. The man was hospitalized with skull and facial fractures, Anoka County Sheriff's Cmdr. Paul Sommer told AP. He added that the victim had cuts that required more than 50 stitches and may have a serious …