Rookie Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested This Weekend

Larry French

Another Ravens running back is in legal trouble. This time, it's a rookie who was selected by Baltimore a few weeks ago in the 2014 draft.

Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, a rookie out of Coastal Carolina, was arrested in Williamsburg, Virginia early Saturday morning and charged with breaking a window of a taxi cab.

According to The Virginia Gazette, police spotted Taliaferro early Saturday morning.

According to Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department, officer J.A. Wagner was on patrol in the 400 block of Richmond Road about 1:15 a.m. and saw the incident take place.

Wagner observed a group near the College Delly get into a cab. The taxi lurched forward, then the group got out. The officer said he heard yelling and cursing among the group.

The cab driver motioned to Wagner, and told that a member of the group whom he identified as Taliaferro, gripped the window and broke it.

According to police Taliaferro left the scene, but was located about a block away. He was charged with being drunk in public and destruction of property, both misdemeanors.

UPDATE: According to Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun, Taliaferro has been assigned a June 3rd court date.

The Ravens have also released a statement regarding Taliaferro's arrest:

"We're aware of the situation and have discussed with Lorenzo. He will have his due process and the opportunity to talk about what happened."

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