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Colts safety John Boyett arrested

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Rookie safety John Boyett has not practiced or played for the Colts this summer because he’s been on the non-football injury list as a result of injuries to both knees that limited him to one game in his final year at Oregon and it seems he needs to find a better way to keep himself occupied while waiting to get back on the field.

The Indianapolis Star reports that Boyett, a sixth-round pick in April, was arrested early Monday morning on┬ácharges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting law enforcement after an incident that started when Boyett was refused admission to a bar. According to the police report, Boyett wouldn’t leave the area in front of the bar and was “cussing” at others in the area when an employee asked police to intervene. Boyett then allegedly tried to run when police attempted to arrest him, throwing a “stiff arm” at an officer in the process, before he was finally corralled by four officers.

“Mr. Boyett had an odor of an alcoholic beverage about his person, his speech was slurred, his eyes were red and glassy, and he had a very abusive behavior toward everyone,” according to the police report.

Boyett allegedly told the arresting officers that they couldn’t arrest him because he was on the Colts and told one officer that he would “come back and break your jaw” while making fun of the hair and nose of another officer.

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20 Responses to “Colts safety John Boyett arrested”
  1. thekiy says: Sep 2, 2013 5:05 PM

    This kids sounds like a real winner.

  2. seanb20124 says: Sep 2, 2013 5:09 PM

    The sense of entitlement these prats possess.

  3. 12444uggg says: Sep 2, 2013 5:16 PM

    As a Colts fan, can we have Nevis back? No? Darn ..
    Seriously this guy isn’t the first to behave like that, but don’t you actually have to play in an NFL game before one behaves as such?

  4. crush22 says: Sep 2, 2013 5:19 PM

    You can’t arrest me!!
    I (used to) play for the Colts!!

  5. cctheis says: Sep 2, 2013 5:31 PM

    Sounds like he would get along well with Manziel. Someone should introduced them and they can go party together after signing few autographs and flashing the easy money sign.

  6. tmdill18 says: Sep 2, 2013 5:32 PM

    Boyett has now secured his passage out of Indy. BuhBye!

  7. gcbean says: Sep 2, 2013 5:40 PM

    Boozin and losin!

  8. 950003cups says: Sep 2, 2013 5:41 PM

    He’ll be a Jet before he even gets to sober up

  9. wikipediasaidso says: Sep 2, 2013 5:45 PM

    He might be an idiot, but at least it took four guys to tackle him.

  10. ninjapleazee says: Sep 2, 2013 6:10 PM

    Do you know who I am???? ” no” no one does

  11. ragingmouse says: Sep 2, 2013 6:13 PM

    Let’s just say” safety ” is not his middle name…

    Sorry couldn’t help myself.

  12. broncostevenp says: Sep 2, 2013 6:17 PM

    I just don’t understand this sense of entitlement.

  13. larrydavid7000 says: Sep 2, 2013 6:27 PM

    colts win colts win. Another great draft pick. What ever happened to the lunatic that was running around D.C. this summer with a pistol. Like owner like players.

  14. mrlaloosh says: Sep 2, 2013 6:32 PM

    No one should be arrested for getting drunk in India-no-place. It should be encouraged so you don’t lose your mind from boredom.

  15. kegowhisky says: Sep 2, 2013 6:32 PM

    Did his two bad knees keep him out of the Rookie Symposium too, where they’re supposed to teach you to not be a DA?

  16. indyspeedo says: Sep 2, 2013 6:44 PM

    Cut him lose.

  17. seabronco says: Sep 2, 2013 6:50 PM

    Typical Oregon Duck

  18. gcclark98 says: Sep 2, 2013 8:11 PM

    bad pony!!!…. he gone!!!

  19. raiderapologist says: Sep 2, 2013 10:14 PM

    Alcohol adds an element of fun to the NFL.

  20. slick1ru2 says: Oct 23, 2013 1:13 PM

    Makes on wonder if all the acting out by NFL players is from CTE.

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