University of Memphis recruit arrested on assault, firearm charges
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - University of Memphis five-star recruit Mikey Williams was arrested on suspicion of five felony counts of Assault with a Firearm on a person, NBC San Diego reports.
Williams was booked by San Diego County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday.
Lt. Matt Carpenter told NBC San Diego that Michael Anthony Williams was released on a bail of $50,000 just after midnight Friday morning.
Mikey Williams played basketball at San Ysidro High School in San Diego. His Instagram account, which had 3.8 million followers, was deactivated just after 1 a.m. Friday morning.
The University of Memphis announced they signed Williams, a top 20 recruit, back in November.
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