Monday, June 20, 2011
Posted: 6:45 p.m.
On Sunday, linebacker Akeem Jordan became the latest Eagle to get in trouble with the law this off-season.
Jordan was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in Harrisonburg, Va., following an altercation outside of a local bar and grill.
Police spokeswoman Mary-Hope Vass said a verbal confrontation between Jordan and another man turned physical. No weapons were involved. Police were later notified of the incident and a warrant was issued for Jordan. The four-year veteran linebacker and native of Harrisonburg turned himself in to authorities.
The Daily News-Record reports that Jordan was released on Monday.
Meanwhile, according to the Daily Record, Michael Vicks autograph signing at a sports memorabilia store in Butler, N.J. on Sunday brought out around 80 protesters.
Demonstrators yelled killer, booed and held up signs. The group also used a piata in Vicks likeness to collect donations for animal rescue efforts.
There are so many other heroes these people could be looking up to. I cant believe people brought their young children to see him, protester Julie Ogden told the newspaper.
Vick spent two hours at Butler Sports Inc. where he signed helmets, jerseys and other gear, ranging in price from 90 to 119. He also posed for personal photographs for 55.
Store owner Jeff Robbins said Vick signed about 900 pieces.
What he did in the past is horrible, but he did what he did and he served his time, Robbins said.
Vick in 2007 was indicted on federal dogfighting conspiracy charges.
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