LSU RB Jeremy Hill arrested on battery charge - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

LSU RB Jeremy Hill arrested on battery charge

Jeremy Hill (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Jeremy Hill (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Baton Rouge Police Department said LSU running back Jeremy Hill was arrested on a charge of simple battery early Saturday morning.

Police were called to Reggie's Bar in Tigerland around 2:15 a.m. in reference to a fight, according to an affidavit of probable cause released by authorities.

According to the document, the unidentified 20-year-old victim told officers Hill hit him in the head numerous times. It also stated officers were shown a video of the incident that "clearly shows the defendant striking the victim." 

A second unidentified suspect allegedly then hit the victim and knocked him unconscious, according to BRPD spokesman Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely. That suspect was not caught by police. 

Hill left the scene before police arrived but was later arrested, Mckneely added. Hill was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and posted a $500 bond.

LSU Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette said head football coach Les Miles is aware of the incident, but will not have any comment until he returns from the NFL Draft and has a chance to review the police report and speak with Hill. 

Investigators ask anyone with information on the incident, including the identity of the second suspect, to call BRPD at 389-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 344-STOP. 

Hill, 20, was arrested on Jan. 12, 2011 on a charge of oral sexual battery. He pleaded guilty in Jan. 2012 to carnal knowledge of a juvenile, which is a misdemeanor.

The judge sentenced Hill to two years probation.

Copyright 2013 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Arguments in Street capital murder trial begin today

    Arguments in Street capital murder trial begin today

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:42 AM EDT2017-07-25 12:42:07 GMT

    A Jackson County jury has been seated. Opening arguments begin this morning in the capital murder trial of Scotty Street. Street is accused of stabbing Frankie Fairley to death in 2014 and stealing her van. Officers say Street drove that van to D'Iberville where he reportedly robbed a convenience store. Fairley's body was found in a field not far from her Hurley home. The discovery was one day after family reported her missing.

    More >>

    A Jackson County jury has been seated. Opening arguments begin this morning in the capital murder trial of Scotty Street. Street is accused of stabbing Frankie Fairley to death in 2014 and stealing her van. Officers say Street drove that van to D'Iberville where he reportedly robbed a convenience store. Fairley's body was found in a field not far from her Hurley home. The discovery was one day after family reported her missing.

    More >>
  • Plans to open aviation museum in Gulfport hit road block

    Plans to open aviation museum in Gulfport hit road block

    Monday, July 24 2017 10:49 PM EDT2017-07-25 02:49:43 GMT

    Supporters of what's called the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum said they were recently told much needed repairs can't be made using a $250,000 grant acquired from the state.

    More >>

    Supporters of what's called the Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum said they were recently told much needed repairs can't be made using a $250,000 grant acquired from the state.

    More >>
  • Rain puts Pascagoula's new football turf on the clock

    Rain puts Pascagoula's new football turf on the clock

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:09 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:09:56 GMT
    Rain has slowed down construction crews as they attempt to put a new field turf at War Memorial Stadium (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)Rain has slowed down construction crews as they attempt to put a new field turf at War Memorial Stadium (Photo Source: WLOX News Now)

    The Pascagoula Panthers open the 2017 football season on the road. In fact, their first three games are road contests. That scheduling quirk may give field turf crews just enough time to get War Memorial Stadium ready for the September 8 home opener. The wet weather in South Mississippi is placing quite the burden on construction workers as they attempt to complete stadium renovations. The project was suppose to be finished before the beginning of Pascagoula's football season.

    More >>

    The Pascagoula Panthers open the 2017 football season on the road. In fact, their first three games are road contests. That scheduling quirk may give field turf crews just enough time to get War Memorial Stadium ready for the September 8 home opener. The wet weather in South Mississippi is placing quite the burden on construction workers as they attempt to complete stadium renovations. The project was suppose to be finished before the beginning of Pascagoula's football season.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly