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Bulldog player faces DUI charge

A Georgia Bulldog is busted after allegedly driving while intoxicated: seven charges—all of them misdemeanors—are leveled against defensive back Javon Bullard. Bullard bonded out of the Athens-Clarke County jail mid-morning Sunday, hours after his arrest in Athens.

From WSB TV…

University of Georgia defensive back Javon Bullard is facing a DUI charge and six other misdemeanors, authorities said Sunday.

Bullard, a sophomore from Milledgeville who is playing his second season with the top-ranked Bulldogs (4-0), was arrested by Georgia campus police Sunday morning, ESPN reported.

The driving under the influence of alcohol charge was for under 21 years of age.

According to Clarke County Jail online booking records, Bullard was also charged with failure to maintain lane/improper driving; improper turning, a headlights violation; furnishing, purchasing and possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under 21; not carrying and exhibiting a license on demand; and holding/supporting a mobile device with his body.

Bullard has seven tackles and a pass breakup this season while starting all four of the Bulldogs’ games. He made three tackles in the Bulldogs’ 39-22 victory against Kent State on Saturday.

He was booked into jail at 4:57 a.m. EDT and released on $4,250 bail at 8:30 a.m.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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