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Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Posted on: November 1, 2011 11:20 am
Edited on: November 1, 2011 11:21 am
Edelman was charged with groping a woman at a Halloween party. (US PRESSWIRE)

Posted by Ryan Wilson

Patriots wideout and special teams ace Julian Edelman was inactive for Sunday's game against the Steelers but according to a police report, he was allegedly plenty active a day later at a Halloween party in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. Edelman's due in court Tuesday on charges of groping a woman on the dance floor.

Details via the Boston Herald:
The alleged sexual assault was reported shortly after 1:30 a.m. at the Storyville bar on Exeter Street, said Jake Wark, a spokesman for the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office. … Edelman posted bail following his arrest and has not been spotted yet in Boston Municipal Court where he faces arraignment sometime today.
The police report says Edelman "reached under" a woman’s party costume and "grabbed her vagina."

A male witness told police he watched as the alleged victim’s face changed into "an expression of shock" at the time of the reported sexual assault.

The alleged victim and the witness then demanded Edelman be thrown out of the club, though they were removed first after the witness threatened to fight Edelman. Police say the alleged victim was trying to keep the witness from approaching Edelman, who was later kicked out. The 5-10, 200-pound Patriots player denied any wrongdoing to the authorities before eventually being arrested and booked.

This news comes days after Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had to apologize for … well, we're still not sure. He took a photograph with an adult film star, which apparently caused the organization much embarrassment. Whatever the outcome in Edelman's case, we have no idea what he'll have to do to get back in the team's good graces.

The Patriots selected Edelman in the seventh round of the 2009 draft.

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Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: November 4, 2011 5:22 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

I'm sure there were extenuating circumstances.  I'll bet she was dressed up in one of those Catholic schoolgirl outfits.  The plaid skirt.  The pigtails.  The knee socks. 

No man could resist that.

Since: Jun 29, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 7:06 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

wow, some girls will do anything for attention!!  These girls need to get lives and stop trying to suck money out of professional athletes...he says she says!!  Go Pats!! (Yes i am a woman)

Since: Oct 20, 2011
Posted on: November 2, 2011 2:35 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

As the men from ESPN would say this week..........C'Mon Man!!

Since: Aug 30, 2007
Posted on: November 2, 2011 2:09 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

I would not do that to my wife in a public setting like that.
Old Dog 86, your name says it all. You aren't living if you wouldn't steal a pet and button rub while boozed up on the dance floor from your own wife. Little chilly in the bedroom? Anyway, this guy was either so dunk he didn't recognize the I'm not into you signs or he is a freak.

Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: November 2, 2011 12:50 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Post-Spygate, Belichick has lost all control of this team.  One question, was Gronkowski or Haynesworth at the bar with Edelman?

Since: Sep 19, 2008
Posted on: November 2, 2011 12:18 pm

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Your a real winner!!! You are just another moron who probably has been in and out of prison! It was halloween you nit wit! People dress as they want!!

Since: Jan 3, 2008
Posted on: November 2, 2011 11:36 am

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Hey, PlainDealer, let's say it was your daughter that got pawed. Assuming she is not a slut (big assumption), what would you do, congratulate the guy on getting some?

Nice attitude, I bet your knuckles drag on the ground too.

Since: May 12, 2010
Posted on: November 2, 2011 10:44 am

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Evidently her husband did!

Since: Nov 8, 2008
Posted on: November 2, 2011 10:15 am

Don't Visit Barbershop If You Don't Want Haircut

So he pawed some chick's beaver on the dance floor of some skanky Back Bay club after midnight.  BIG FREAKING DEAL.  What do you think goes on in those dumps anyway?  Don't go to the barbershop if you're not expecting to get a haircut.   This chick was probably dressed like a slut (like almost all Bah-stin club girls dress on Halloween), Edelman starts grinding his junk on her, she grinds back, and he goes for a swipe of her vagina.  Seriously, who gives a $h!t?

Since: Sep 29, 2010
Posted on: November 2, 2011 10:00 am

Julian Edelman arrested on groping charges

Theres only one thing fundamentally wrong with your argument. His actions are only accusations and have yet to be proven. Granted coverage of a black athlete would be different, yes .

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