“He got an adult civil citation,” a source inside Tallahassee Police told SB Nation’s Tomahawk Nation. “If he completes the sanctions it will never show up on his record. They commonly give them to juveniles on first criminal offenses. They are now doing it for minor misdemeanors for adults to lower crime rate.”
Winston is currently in season as a member of the Florida State baseball team, and is the reigning Heisman trophy winner as the quarterback of the National Champion Seminoles.
The citation comes on the heels of having his investigation of rape allegations reopened by federal investigators, and comes just weeks after the NCAA agreed to pass a new rule that allowed all athletes to eat for free, and as much as they want.
While the charges have will likely disappear and Winston himself was not arrested, it is clear this red-shirt sophomore is headed in the wrong direction. While he has no arrests to his name, the charges of theft and alleged rape are not ones you would like to have associated with your