Aquille Carr (pictured), a star high school basketball player at Baltimore’s Patterson High School, was released from jail Saturday night after allegedly attacking his former girlfriend, The Washington Post reports.
The 5-foot-6 point guard was charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment.
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Nicknamed “Crimestopper” because his b-ball skills supposedly stops crime while he is on the court, Carr reportedly allegedly kicked and punched his former girlfriend, 26-year-old Treshonda Williams, outside of a Baltimore trade school. According to The Post, Williams is also the mother of Carr’s daughter, Averi, who was born in March.
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According to court records, Williams was inside the All-State Career School on Tuesday and was receiving phone calls and text messages from Carr.
“Ms. Williams advised Mr. Carr that she does not wish to be with him anymore, and she told Mr. Carr that the relationship was over,” an officer wrote in charging documents.
Williams said Carr asked to speak with her outside the school, and she went outside. An argument erupted, and she said Carr grabbed her by her shirt and threw her to the ground. He then is accused of kicking her in the back, and punching her in the head and face before fleeing in his vehicle, according to records.
The responding officer said Williams did not have visible injuries and refused medical attention, but complained of strong pain to her left arm and said she was unable to move it. A photograph of her face was taken as evidence, records show.
Later that day, Carr played in an Under Armour showcase game at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore featuring NBA players and high school talents. According to his Twitter page, he was slated to attend a party in his honor — dubbed “Love & Basketball: Aquille Carr’s Official After Game Party” — at a downtown club, but pushed it back to Thursday, citing weather.
Carr was released from jail after posting $50,000 bond. He lead Patterson to a Class 3A state championship this past season and is the Baltimore Sun’s two-time All-Metro player of the year. He has committed to playing college ball at Seton Hall in New York City in 2013.
It is not known whether his eligibility to play basketball this year is in jeopardy because of the arrest.