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Florida OL Dunker arrested on charges of grand theft auto for a scooter

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According to a report from 247Sports.com, Florida freshman offensive lineman Jessamen Dunker was booked into the Alachua County Jail at 12:01 PM on charges of a non-moving traffic violation and grand theft of a motor vehicle.

The grand theft auto charge is a third-degree felony, and the traffic violation was driving on a suspended license.

Here is a link to the booking info at the county jail, as well as Dunker’s photo.

Dunker was a top-flight offensive lineman exiting high school who redshirted his first year at Florida.

Updated 2:50 PM ET:

Update from 247Sports with quotes from Major Brad Barber on the arrest:

“He was observed by one of our police officers riding on a scooter that did not have a tag attached to the scooter,” major Brad Barber said. “Traffic stop was initiated, and during that stop it was determined that he was driving on a license that had been suspended. He was aware of that. The scooter, in fact, was stolen.”

Photo Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports





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  1. Obviously he’s innocent until proven guilty, but if he is guilty, it just opens up another scholly for Florida who will indeed go after another offensive lineman, I’d say.