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Rumors fly of another Aaron Berry off-field incident

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On Friday, Lions cornerback Aaron Berry resolved a DUI arrest by striking a deal to enter a diversion program.

On Saturday morning, Berry may have violated the terms of the program before even being accepted into it.

A tipster passed along to PFT on Saturday a detailed account of an incident that has since shown up on a Dolphins message board.  As the tip/rumor goes, Berry was arrested in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania after a group claimed he pointed a gun at them from inside a car.

The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania prison list currently doesn’t show Berry as being incarcerated, but the site explains that the information may be outdated, especially on weekends.

Most importantly, a league source tells PFT that initial review of the situation indicates that there may be “some fire” to what otherwise appears to be smoke.

None of this is confirmed.  But it appears for now that something may have happened.

UPDATE: Berry’s arrest has been confirmed. The Lions say they’re “extremely disappointed.”

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54 Responses to “Rumors fly of another Aaron Berry off-field incident”
  1. pflynn20 says: Jul 21, 2012 11:27 PM


  2. tylerncom says: Jul 21, 2012 11:29 PM

    At this point, as a big Lions fan for 20 years, id just as soon start booting these turds. We finally have a good thing going and these guys can’t think with their heads. Immature, selfish, me me me players need to gooooooooo byebye. Fairley, Leshoure, even Suh should be put on notice. Doesnt matter.

  3. Ted Skroback says: Jul 21, 2012 11:31 PM

    Berry is awful anyways just cut him already

  4. benmci says: Jul 21, 2012 11:31 PM

    There seems to be more NFL players getting DUI, weapons charges, moma beating, this year than in the past years. Is this caused be head injuries? Because I can tell you all this is giving me a head ache.

  5. sportmentary says: Jul 21, 2012 11:35 PM

    Dang. We had actually gone 10 seconds without an NFL player getting into trouble. We were going for some sort of record.

  6. canetic says: Jul 21, 2012 11:40 PM

    Elvis Dumerville is appalled.

  7. thegreatgabbert says: Jul 21, 2012 11:41 PM

    I wonder how macho these gun flashing turds feel after Aurora, Colorado? One thing for certain, the judicial system will give them NO sympathy.

  8. istateyourname says: Jul 21, 2012 11:43 PM

    Cool, an actual rumor on the rumormill. Don’t see that very often.

  9. eleventyeight says: Jul 21, 2012 11:44 PM

    Sure seems to be an awful lot one *can’t* say on this comment board anymore.

  10. bluejays20091 says: Jul 21, 2012 11:45 PM

    i have never heard of Aaron berry before in my life.

  11. joe400e says: Jul 21, 2012 11:47 PM

    Going to have to change the “Days without arrest” to hours.

  12. thegreatgabbert says: Jul 21, 2012 11:48 PM

    “Aaron, no, don’t point the gun! I think it’s the presidential limousine!………………………………….Oh crap…..Aaron……”.

  13. thegreatgabbert says: Jul 21, 2012 11:51 PM

    I prefer to think the worst.

  14. s11ekans says: Jul 21, 2012 11:54 PM

    …and said “damn, that’s a real bounty program”.

  15. s11ekans says: Jul 21, 2012 11:55 PM

    Kill the head and the body will die.

  16. skoobyfl says: Jul 21, 2012 11:57 PM

    Long off-season this year.

  17. regulator01 says: Jul 22, 2012 12:19 AM

    say what you want, but too much time on their hands, most of these guys are mental giants, plies of money and stupid doesnt generally work out well. its the truth like it or not

  18. cali49er707 says: Jul 22, 2012 12:19 AM

    The Lions are going to have to charter out a separate plane & hotel on road games for all their probation officers!!

  19. blackbird52 says: Jul 22, 2012 12:26 AM

    ohhhh not good if true

  20. wwwfella says: Jul 22, 2012 12:27 AM

    proves no amount of money can buy common sense

  21. ravenator says: Jul 22, 2012 12:38 AM

    What a loser.

  22. Soulman45 says: Jul 22, 2012 12:48 AM

    You are right it got to stop the team can only cut them they have little control with the agreement the comish have to step in.
    They are going to have to step it up to a year on the third time they get put in jail.

  23. chex1868 says: Jul 22, 2012 12:48 AM

    Fantasy incarceration league is needed.

  24. raiderinva says: Jul 22, 2012 12:49 AM

    What the hell?

    Harrisburg, PA is about 50,000 people, built around the river, your going to hit every light, there is no parking, and no one cares because happy hour is always looked forward to.

    I have spent a lot of time in Harrisburg and have traveled through there twice this month. If Aaron Berry was in a situation where he had to pull or show a hand gun….

    Just sad. Just pathetic and sad.

  25. berniemadoffsides says: Jul 22, 2012 12:53 AM

    So no DUI?

    Big deal! We only care about DUI’s and Mom-beatings ’round here.

  26. Tylers's Sportsdebates says: Jul 22, 2012 1:13 AM

  27. urbusted2 says: Jul 22, 2012 1:17 AM

    It may be easier to track if you post the names of the players not arrested each day. Just a thought.

  28. monkeyjuice313 says: Jul 22, 2012 1:29 AM

    should rename it to “Days without Berry being arrested.” Let’s just let the due process..blah blah blah. Tigers are in first!

  29. johnnycash19 says: Jul 22, 2012 1:30 AM

    If this is true you HAVE to cut the guy and give the rookies some playing time. Messing up once is alright, being a dumbass twice means you’re cut.

  30. amg503 says: Jul 22, 2012 1:33 AM

    Guess you nay have to reset that “Days Without an Arrest” counter again.

  31. staffordsyear says: Jul 22, 2012 1:54 AM

    I wish the lions would just cut him..we”ll be fine at cb..heck at least set an example.

  32. randallflagg52 says: Jul 22, 2012 1:55 AM

    Ladies and gentlemen allow me to present to you, the new Cincinnati Bengals!

  33. asublimeday says: Jul 22, 2012 2:13 AM

    Ahhhhhhh hahahahahaha

  34. Jeremy W says: Jul 22, 2012 2:19 AM

    As a die hard Lions fan, I thought he should have been released after the DUI. If this turns out to be true, I don’t think the Lions have any choice but to release him. This clown does not deserve to have a career playing in the NFL, period.

  35. bigbaldpapahawk says: Jul 22, 2012 2:32 AM

    I think the problem with the rash of incidents lately is that since Goodell is just gonna throw out suspensions based on extremely week evidence, then they are at least gonna get their money’s worth.

  36. chumleyofthenorthwoods says: Jul 22, 2012 2:52 AM

    Can we make a pie chart showing how many arrests in the last 10 years! Give me a chart! Expose this Story!

  37. wtfchiefs says: Jul 22, 2012 3:11 AM

    I heard that during the fire fight his homie asked him to cover him and Berry sat idelly by as his buddy ran a skinny post right by him for 6

  38. marko959 says: Jul 22, 2012 3:29 AM

    The only head injury this dude has is a low IQ.

  39. rickyspanish says: Jul 22, 2012 3:44 AM

    Yikes, I guess this should be expected when Suh is the one saying everyone needs to be held to a “higher standard”.

  40. phuriousjorge says: Jul 22, 2012 3:58 AM

    Maybe they can all do their time in Detroit and get work release on Sundays.

  41. veence69 says: Jul 22, 2012 4:06 AM

    Every neck tattoo should just be the words “I’m a f*ck up”. See ya in the CFL, Aaron!

  42. okieviacal says: Jul 22, 2012 4:21 AM

    Lions fan here and if its true, then yes, please cut him. We deserve better than this.

  43. soweveill says: Jul 22, 2012 4:36 AM

    On ESPN the other day they talked about how players have a lot more money and a lot more time off since the new CBA.

    When they had 2 a days and where alowed to hi teach other players went home and slept

    I agree with ESPN. Players need to be studying play books at night because they are to tired to watch tv not going out drinking.

  44. willcoop62 says: Jul 22, 2012 4:38 AM

    Oh Captain!

  45. lionsdraftguy says: Jul 22, 2012 4:54 AM

    An even BIGGER record is we’ve gone this long without a 49ers, Bears, or Packers fan shouting their mouth off about this.

  46. swive says: Jul 22, 2012 5:38 AM

    Crap. I have to agree with tylerncom. As much as it pains me to say it, if he did this, he needs to be cut. Immediately.

    Damn idiot.

  47. benh999 says: Jul 22, 2012 5:56 AM

    Not even someone from Harisburg can be this stupid.

  48. cash804 says: Jul 22, 2012 6:22 AM

    “Just because your head is shaped like a bullet, that doesn’t make you a big shot.”

    – Martin Lawrence

  49. joetoronto says: Jul 22, 2012 6:36 AM

    It’s actually embarrassing being an NFL fan today.

  50. 454ss says: Jul 22, 2012 6:37 AM

    This stuff reminds me of the death notices in the newspaper, it’s in their everyday, unbelievable!

  51. ronrob69 says: Jul 22, 2012 6:57 AM

    Just another example of an athlete letting the money and fame get to their heads. They seem to think that because their professionals that they have the right to do anything they please, without the fear of reprisal.

  52. lockoftheweak says: Jul 22, 2012 6:58 AM

    sportmentary says: Jul 21, 2012 11:35 PM

    Dang. We had actually gone 10 seconds without an NFL player getting into trouble. We were going for some sort of record.


    Easier to list players not arrested.

  53. bishopdon says: Jul 22, 2012 7:18 AM

    Lions are the Noah’s ark of Football trouble. All Arrest comes in two’s.(Fairly twice,Leshoure twice, now Berry)

  54. runtheball says: Jul 22, 2012 2:19 PM

    If he were arrested he would be in jail not prison. Jail is where you go when you get arrested and charged with a crime. Prison is where you go when convicted and sentenced.

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