Fort Worth, TX (Sports Network) - Police made a drug bust at Texas Christian
University on Wednesday morning, a sting which reportedly included the
arrest of four football players.
According to the Star-Telegram, the six-month investigation by Fort Worth and
TCU Campus Police resulted in 17 students being taken into custody. The report
also stated that at least one starter on the football team was involved.
The drugs being sold reportedly included marijuana, cocaine, acid, ecstacy and
"While this news is certainly shocking and disappointing, it is important to
remember that TCU has clear expectations for its students: that they behave in
an ethical manner, abide by campus policies and adhere to state and federal
law," TCU chancellor Victor J. Boschini Jr. said in a release. "These students
are charged with acting in a manner that is incompatible with TCU values and
against the law. That is simply unacceptable and such reported behavior is not
tolerated at this University.
"We have a responsibility to ensure that our campus environment is free of
such behavior. Today's actions highlight that responsibility. The students
involved were immediately separated from TCU and criminally trespassed from
campus. Further, according to University policy, students arrested and found
in violation of distributing drugs are subject to immediate expulsion from
Students were arrested in different campus locations for selling drugs,
according to police.
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