EAST LANSING, MI (WLNS) – A Michigan State University football player is being charged with drunken and disorderly conduct.
Macgarrett Kings Jr., No. 3, will be a senior receiver in the fall.
He was arrested around 2:36 a.m. Feb. 28 on Abbot Road, between Albert and Grand River in East Lansing. According to court documents he posted $200 bail.
Kings is being charged with drunken and disorderly conduct and disorderly, obstructing, resisting and hindering a police officer.
Both are misdemeanors and carry a sentence of up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.
MSU Spartans football coach Mark Dantonio commented on the arrest, “We’re aware of the incident. All of our student-athletes are held to a high standard, and individuals will be held accountable for their actions. We will manage this situation internally.”
Kings was also suspended after being arrested last April for operating while intoxicated and driving under the influence. He had a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.17, that’s according to our media partners at MLive.
Under a plea agreement in July, he was convicted of driving under the influence and sentenced to 13 months of probation and a $750 fine. Kings, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida was reinstated before the start of fall practice.
Kings’ pre-trial appearance is scheduled for later in March.