Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter (88) is the son of the late Brice Hunter, an All-SEC receiver and team captain of the Bulldogs.
Photo: Andy Harrison/UGA Sports
Photo: Andy Harrison/UGA Sports

Georgia linebacker arrested for traffic violation

Georgia linebacker Jaden Hunter was arrested Wednesday night and faces charges for illegally stopping, standing or parking a vehicle and driving with a suspended/revoked license.

The booking report on the Athens-Clarke County website revealed Hunter was booked at 9:04 p.m. by the UGA police and released at 11:33 p.m.

The report indicates the bonds totaled $4,000, but Hunter’s profile on the crime report indicates $1,500 was posted before he was released.

Hunter, who is from Atlanta and attended Westlake High School, has two charges of illegally stopping, standing or parking along with two charges of driving with a suspended/revoked license.

Georgia coach Kirby Smart has not commented on the arrest of Hunter, who is the son of the late Brice Hunter, an All-SEC receiver and team captain of the Bulldogs.

Hunter, a sophomore who has played in two games each of the past two seasons, is the second Georgia player arrested in the last month.

Latavious Brini was arrested and charged with simple battery — a misdemeanor level charge — after allegedly slapping a man outside of an Athens bar Feb 28.

Brini has continued to practice with the team after Smart issued the following statement: “This type of behavior is extremely disappointing and not representative of the standards for our football student-athletes. His discipline will be handled internally and hopefully good lessons will be learned that will lead to better choices moving forward.”

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