Georgia WR facing felony charge for parking lot incident
Just days after it was announced that Demetris Robertson will return for another season at Georgia, the senior wide receiver is in the headlines again.
UGA beat outlets revealed Saturday morning that Robertson is facing a felony charge for a parking lot incident earlier this month. UGA parking services accuses Robertson of stealing a parking boot, which is a felony charge of Interference with Government Property. The Theft by Taking charge is a misdemeanor.
The UGA police department record, shared by Lance McCurley of the Lake Oconee News, says the incident occurred last weekend, sometime between 11:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 and 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 8 at the East Campus Parking Deck. Warrants were issued Thursday after the incident reported by UGA Parking Services was investigated.
Robertson, a Savannah native, originally signed with Cal in the class of 2016. After two seasons with the Golden Bears, he transferred to UGA, receiving eligibility to play for the Bulldogs in 2018. Over the past three seasons, he has appeared in 32 games for Kirby Smart’s squad, recording 42 catches for 443 yards and 3 touchdowns as well as 10 rushes for 161 yards and a TD.