Hurricanes suspend linebacker over battery arrest

Miami Hurricanes’ Deshawn Troutman is facing a misdemeanor battery charge in Miami-Dade County.

The University of Miami announced on Friday that the #19 linebacker from Orlando had been suspended from all team activities indefinitely.

Records show officers arrested Troutman on March 22nd, just two days after his 19th birthday. He was released on a $1,500 bond on March 23rd, and the judge ordered him to stay away from the alleged victim.

Troutman, a sophomore, plead not guilty and his arraignment hearing is set for 9:45 a.m., on April 12th. Local 10 News has a pending records request for details on the case.

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JUST IN: Miami Hurricanes LB Deshawn Troutman was recently arrested hours after one of the team’s spring practices.

Troutman is accused of punching his girlfriend all over her body, including her head, a senior law enforcement source tells me. pic.twitter.com/EOSj9c50wk

— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) April 8, 2022

A Miami spokesperson sent me this statement:

“We are aware that University of Miami football student-athlete Deshawn Troutman was arrested by the Miami-Dade Police Department on March 22.

He was immediately suspended indefinitely from all team activities.”

— Adam Lichtenstein (@ABLichtenstein) April 8, 2022

Details of Canes LB Troutman’s arrest

NEW: Miami Hurricanes linebacker Deshawn Troutman arrested for domestic violence https://t.co/hrLZbspkIW @CanesFootball

— Susan Miller Degnan (@smillerdegnan) April 9, 2022 Read More


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