Save this content for laterSave this content on your device for later, even while offline Sign in with FacebookSign in with your Facebook account Close

CU Buffs' Jeffrey Hall tased, arrested after assault on woman and officer, say Boulder police

By: Associated Press
February 25, 2014 Updated: February 25, 2014 at 5:29 pm
0
photo - Jeffrey Hall
Jeffrey Hall 

BOULDER — Colorado football player Jeffrey Hall was arrested last weekend on suspicion of choking a woman and fighting with officers, police said Tuesday.

The woman told officers that Hall choked her at a party late Friday, the Boulder Daily Camera reported (http://tinyurl.com/leenhh2).

While the woman was speaking with officers early Saturday, Hall approached them while another man tried to restrain him, according to a police report.

Later, Hall lunged at the woman, ignoring the officers' commands to get on the ground, police said. Hall swung at the officers, who shot him twice with a Taser before subduing and handcuffing him, police told the newspaper.

One of the officers was hit in the head, authorities said.

Hall, 19, didn't immediately respond to a message left with the university athletics department, and no working phone number could be found for him.

He was suspended from the team indefinitely, athletics spokesman Dave Plati said.

Hall was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault on a police officer, obstruction of a police officer, resisting arrest, second-degree assault and possession of alcohol by a minor. He was released on bond.

Hall, a sophomore, plays defensive back and on special teams. He appeared in all 12 of the Buffaloes' 2013 games. He had one kickoff return and a fumble recovery.

Comment Policy
Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Incognito Mode Your browser is in Incognito mode

You vanished!

We welcome you to read all of our stories by signing into your account. If you don't have a subscription, please subscribe today for daily award winning journalism.

Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Register to the Colorado Springs Gazette
Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

It appears that you value local journalism. Thank you.

Subscribe today for unlimited digital access with 50% fewer ads for a faster browsing experience.

Subscribe to the Colorado Springs Gazette

Some news is free.
Exceptional journalism takes time, effort and your support.

Already a Subscriber? LOGIN HERE

articles remaining
×
Thank you for your interest in local journalism.
Gain unlimited access, 50% fewer ads and a faster browsing experience.