Ohio State PG JaQuan Lyle Taken Into Custody, Later Released

Ohio State point guard JaQuan Lyle was taken into custody early Saturday morning and later released.

Ohio State point guard JaQuan Lyle was arrested early Saturday morning, per the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office records.

Lyle, a native of Evansville, Ind., where the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office is located, was charged with public intoxication, criminal mischief to a vehicle and disorderly conduct. 

According to the police affidavit obtained by Scout, an on-duty officer observed a black male, later identified as Lyle, bumping into patrons, including said officer, at Pistons Bar and Grill in Evansville. Another officer informed Lyle that he must leave the bar for being intoxicated. As he was exiting the building, Lyle punched the front door of the bar.

Once outside, Lyle began yelling at a woman who was standing near a few of his friends, the affidavit stated. After an officer advised the front-door cashier to not let Lyle back inside, Lyle punched the hood of a police car. Lyle was then arrested. The officer who submitted the affidavit stated that he could smell an odor associated with alcohol coming from Lyle’s breath. Additionally, the officer noted that Lyle, 21, was slurring his words and had poor balance. Police transported Lyle to the Vanderburgh County Corrections Center. Lyle was released on a $150 cash bond.

Lyle averaged 11.4 points, 4.6 assists and 3.2 rebounds across 29.3 minutes per game last season as a sophomore for the Buckeyes.  

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