Auburn wide receiver Trovon Reed was arrested for failure to appear in court last Thursday in Thibodaux, La., a charge that stems from unpaid parking tickets, according to the Houma Courier.
Reed, a rising junior who played his high school football in Thibodaux, was a passenger in a car driven by a former teammate during a traffic stop, and a computer check by the police showed Reed had two warrants for failing to appear in court in Terrebonne Parish, the Houma Courier reported.
Reed posted a $500 bond and was released. In an interview with the Courier, Reed said he had paid the parking tickets, but the arrest stemmed from missing an April 2011 court date. Reed also told the Courier that he informed Auburn’s coaches of the arrest and remains in good standing with the team.
“It wasn’t a big deal,” Reed said. “I agreed with it. I did what I was supposed to do. I feel like it got blown out of proportion a little bit, but I’ll take responsibility for it.”