September 12, 2005
By James Turner
Four members of the Southern University Marching Band were arrested by sheriff’s deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish, La., after a former band member accused them of robbing and beating him, said Robert Bennett, the university’s dean of student life.
According to an appearance bond issued by the 19th Judicial District Court, Charles Williams II, 19, of Mobile, Ala., was released on bond from the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Aug. 24 after he was arrested on a charge of simple burglary. The bond said he was released later that day. Read more