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Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Posted on: March 29, 2011 4:27 pm
Edited on: March 29, 2011 8:07 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

There have been a lot of people calling for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to go ahead and get rid of cornerback Aqib Talib, who's been quite the distraction lately. Those people may feel justified with the news that felony arrest warrants have been issued for Talib and his mother.

The warrent is for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon - a second-degree felony that's punishable by five to 20 years in prison, and, per the Tampa Tribune , Talib is scheduled to turn himself into Garland, Texas, police later in the week. His bail has been set at $25,000.

Police have accused Talib and his mother of firing gunshots at his sister's boyfriend March 21. Earlier in the day, the boyfriend had been listed as a suspect in a disturbance, and from that incident, police charged him with assault and interference with an emergency phone call.

Talib's mother, Okolo Talib, turned herself in on Tuesday afternoon. Her bond was set at $30,000 based on a previous conviction.

This isn't exactly Talib's first "violent incident" either -- in 2008, Talib, a Bucs' first-round pick that year, got in a fight with Cory Boyd at the Rookie Symposium. In 2009, Talib got in a fight with teammate Donald Penn.

Offseason trouble
In 2009, Talib was also charged with resisting arrest and simple battery and was then suspended for the first game of the 2010 season.

Were the personal conduct policy currently enforceable, it's likely that Talib would see a significant suspension from the NFL for his problems in Texas. But for now, he'll have to settle with simply facing the legal authorities.

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UPDATED (5:07 p.m.):
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik just released a statement: "We are deeply troubled by the serious charges filed against Aqib Talib. Due to current labor circumstances, we will withhold any further comment or action."

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Comments

Since: Dec 5, 2009
Posted on: March 29, 2011 10:26 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

 From Lockout to Lock-up. Expect nothing less from these NFL athletes who think they've got it all.... He'll probably plead down and end up as a Cincinnati Bengal in 3 years.



Since: Sep 19, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 9:12 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Lets pay him some more money...that way he may not have to rob people !!  What a total scumbag..lock the piece of crap up and throw away the key...or lets hear how tough things are for him...boooo hooo...idiot



Since: Feb 25, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:27 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Obviously this guy is mentally ill, angry issues and psychopathic.  I wouldn't let him out on bail.  If he feels he has nothing to live for, if he gets hold of weapon, watch out, he's liable to go on a killing spree.




Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:25 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Your fun...You still mad at me? Awww don't worry you can't hurt my feelings....I like getting under your skin NO matter what color it is! Have a good night and try not to be so anrgy at the worldYell....Everyday is great!Tongue out It was 86 here in Tampa today and sunny! The wife and i are going to Orlando tommorow for a few days off! should be fun! Oh yeah with out my gun or bling.Wink




Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:17 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

I have a home in Florida on the water and a home in NH on a lake. No trailer sorry! But a Beer might be nice.  Sounds like you have some anger issues.  You can't discuss with out anger and ranting....Talk to Doctor Phil he can help you! Peace my friend:)



Since: Aug 31, 2006
Posted on: March 29, 2011 8:05 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Seriously, your an idiot!  Was kind of hoping that those kind of simple minded, uneducated comments wouldn't make it here.  Better grab another beer and hangout in your trailer you peice of garbage.



Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 7:52 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

I think most of the problem is that people who are not smart or secure with themself think that being a gangster or a tough guy makes them a man....Real men look at them with and see weak and unsecure men. Being a real man is taking care of your family, doing good, being kind and working hard, It has nothing to do with bling, gold grills, fubu pants or what weapon you carry.
I'm a retired Marine and HAD to kill people. .......It is not something I am proud of or does it make me good. It will be my cross to bear and will be with me till the day I am judged by God...Hopefully he forgives me.



Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 7:46 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

Please list the white or hispanic players involved in crimes over the past 3 years in football, baseball and basketball... and then list the black players.   I am intersted in seeing the ratios....We will call it a scientific study and not make any conclusions untill we see the facts....to be fair.
We will need the number of players, The different races, and the crimes to make a fair judgement.  Nothing is better then the facts laid out in fair and scientific manner.  Anyone up to the task?



Since: Dec 28, 2010
Posted on: March 29, 2011 7:40 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

GARBAGE. Hope he enjoys his time in jail and wasted career.  Great Role model for the children of Tampa Bay....Mabey him and Plax and Harrison can start a gang! I'm sure there are others too!! Can anyone name other NFL players with gun violations ? I would love to see the list! I bet Brady, Manning and Brees are not on it. 



Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: March 29, 2011 6:53 pm
 

Felony arrest warrant issued for Bucs' CB Talib

He should be suspended and possibly thrown in jail but not for this shooting incident......but because hes black and a menace to society.


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