A Former Texas Tech Defensive Tackle Arrested in Virginia
Former Red Raider defensive tackle and current Baltimore Raven Broderick Washington has been arrested in Arlington, Virginia, according to news reports.
The former team captain is accused of allegedly damaging five vehicles with a metal object at an apartment complex on Sunday morning. He's also accused of damaging an apartment door and window.
"At approximately 4:20 a.m. on March 14, police were dispatched to multiple reports of a male suspect breaking into vehicles with a metal object," Arlington County police said. "Upon arrival, officers located a suspect matching the description provided by the reporting parties and took him into custody without incident."
"The investigation determined the suspect allegedly damaged five vehicles and destroyed the entry door and window to a residential building," the crime report continues. "Broderick Washington, 24, of Baltimore, MD, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor Destruction of Property (x5), felony Destruction of Property, and Tampering with a Vehicle."
The Baltimore Ravens released a statement (via ARLnow) about Washington's arrest: "We are aware of the matter involving Broderick Washington. We have spoken with Broderick about this matter and will continue to monitor the situation."
Washington was drafted in the fifth round of the 2020 draft and is well respected in the Ravens organization, making two tackles in eight games played as a rookie. At Texas Tech, he played from 2016 through 2019 after redshirting the 2015 season, tallying more than 130 tackles and 7.5 sacks from the interior defensive line. He started every game but one in his final three seasons as a Red Raider.
Washington is set for a court hearing on March 31st, 2021 and was released on bail.
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