Notre Dame's starting QB arrested for battery


Images taken shortly after the incident.
In an article released by WNDU this morning, Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees has been arrested for resisting law enforcement, battery to law enforcement, minor consumption and public intoxication, one of which was a felony charge.

Rees and teammate Carlo Calabrese were booked into the St. Joseph County jail at 12:35 a.m. Thursday. Calabrese, a linebacker, was arrested for disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.

Calabrese was released on $150  bond at 3:45 a.m. Rees remains in jail and could remain in custody for up to 48 hours. A judge must decide a bond since Rees is facing a felony charge.

This is all according to St. Joseph County police spokesperson Sgt. Bill Redman.

Both players were arrested by South Bend police. They had just completed their junior years at Notre Dame. Wednesday marked the end of finals for the spring semester.

"The University is aware of this incident and is confident that it will be handled in a prompt and professional manner through the criminal justice system," Notre Dame spokesman Dennis Brown said in a statement. "Internal discipline is handled privately, in accord with our own policies and federal law."

Rees was the starting QB for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football team last season and is regarded as the front-runner to start for the Fighting Irish for the season opener against the Naval Academy in Dublin, Ireland this September.

Both Rees and Calabrese are due back in court May 17.

About the Author:
Jason O'Mahony is Ireland's biggest fan of Notre Dame Football and blogger for domersportsreport.com

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