According to multiple reports, Deonte Reynolds and Jayme Otomewo, two members of the Arizona State football team, were arrested Sunday for burglary and have since been dismissed from the program. SunDevilSource was the first to report the incident.
Breaking: ASU players Jayme Otomewo and Deonte Reynolds were arrested yesterday for burglary https://t.co/u3EkVsASmX pic.twitter.com/EQthz7oLu9— SunDevilSource.com (@SunDevilSource) December 15, 2015
The arrests were reported late Monday night and Tuesday morning SunDevilSource confirmed that both Reynolds and Otomewo have been dismissed from the program.
Updated: Two ASU players dismissed from program following their arrests Sunday https://t.co/u3EkVsASmX— SunDevilSource.com (@SunDevilSource) December 15, 2015
According to 12 News reporter William Pitts, the incident occurred at a student housing complex off campus with Reynolds and Otomewo having been caught with stolen credit cards.
BREAKING: Court docs say both ASU players caught in home with stolen property. Admitted to burglary. #12news pic.twitter.com/dzXCDAe1wB— William Pitts (@william_pitts) December 15, 2015
Burglary apparently happened at student housing off campus.— William Pitts (@william_pitts) December 15, 2015
BREAKING: Otomewo and Reynolds accused of stealing credit cards from student housing apartment per docs #12news pic.twitter.com/yyde8ePbRR— William Pitts (@william_pitts) December 15, 2015
Otomewo is a sophomore defensive back and Reynolds is a junior defensive lineman who is redshirting this season after joining the Sun Devils from Contra Costa Junior College. Reynolds and Otomewo are the third and fourth Sun Devils to be arrested this year.
Davon Durant was arrested in March and dismissed from the team following a domestic altercation with his girlfriend and defensive tackle George Lea was arrested in June following a BB gun incident. Lea remains with the team but was suspended for this season.
We will update this story as more details become available.