Former NFL running back Armond Smith was arrested for taking a $500 leaf blower.
Former NFL running back Armond Smith was arrested last week for allegedly stealing a leaf blower out of a truck, reports the Rockdale Citizen.
Smith was charged with theft by taking for stealing the Stihl leaf blower, valued at $500.
According to the report, Smith stole the leaf blower out of the back of a landscape truck parked at the Rockdale County Courthouse in Georgia. Smith then put the leaf blower in back of his Dodge Ram truck.
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Soon, the owner of the landscape truck returned from the Tax Assessor’s Office nearby, and the witness told him what happened. They then contacted police and described the male as being a young black male with an athletic build and having a cast on his hand. Investigators located Smith on Friday. When they arrested him, they found a Carolina Panthers football helmet in his car.
Smith signed with Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and played with the Carolina Panthers in 2012 and 2013.
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