Do'h! Drug Arrest Nets Zips' Alex Abreu An Untimely Suspension

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Shortly after the Akron Zips clinched the Mid-American Conference regular season title, point guard Alex Abreu found himself in handcuffs following a trafficking and possession bust for marijuana. ...Five pounds of marijuana. ...Two third-degree felony charges.

He and an 18-year-old buddy were arraigned in court this morning. Bond was set at $5,000.

In many ways, Abreu was a natural force of leadership on the team. He led the team to what was a nationally stunning 18-game winning streak and to a near certain NCAA tournament entry point.

The PD's Elton Alexander has the details on Abreu's seasons thus far, which ran headfirst into a brick wall this week. The PD story also features the typical round of intellectual comments on this story, so do check into those, as well.

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Eric Sandy is an award-winning Cleveland-based journalist. For a while, he was the managing editor of Scene. He now contributes jam band features every now and then.
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