|Miami QB Marve arrested on misdemeanor charges|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 03 November 2007 14:14|
MIAMI (AP) -Miami freshman quarterback Robert Marve is facing misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest without violence and minor criminal mischief.|
Miami Police spokesman Delrish Moss said Saturday Marve was arrested late Wednesday in the city's Coconut Grove neighborhood after he became upset and broke a car mirror.
A police officer walking by saw Marve damage the car and approached him. Marve tried to run away, Moss said, but was caught and taken into custody without incident. He signed a promise to appear in court later and was not taken to jail, Moss said.
Marve, a highly touted recruit from Tampa, Fla., was on the sideline for the Hurricanes' 19-16 overtime loss to North Carolina State on Saturday afternoon. The university announced the arrest after the game, releasing a statement saying Marve met with coach Randy Shannon ``regarding some personal issues that caused him to have an incident.''
``The university and the athletic department are helping Marve with his issues,'' the statement said.
Marve has not played this season and is expected to receive a medical redshirt. He was injured in a car crash in July, needing several weeks to recover from a broken wrist and a lacerated hand.
The Miami locker room was closed and players no longer available for comment when the arrest was announced.
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