Alvin “Bud” Dupree Jr. is an outside linebacker for the Tennessee Titans, however, he is currently generating news for reasons unrelated to his on-field performance. Dupree has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly assaulting a Walgreens employee in Nashville on Sunday night. Dupree has now pleaded guilty to the assault charge.
TMZ reports that Tennessee Titans linebacker Bud Dupree recently pled guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from his role in a fight at a Walgreens earlier this year. According to a court official, the 29-year-old football player appeared in a Nashville, Tenn. courtroom on Monday and pleaded guilty after reaching an agreement with prosecutors. Dupree pled guilty to misdemeanor assault offensive or provocative.
According to the official, Dupree was sentenced to 6 months of unsupervised probation. He was also ordered to pay $418 in court costs. The Titans practiced Monday morning, but it’s unclear whether the pass rusher who signed a 5-year, $82.5 million contract with the Titans in 2021 participated. As previously reported, Dupree was arrested on January 4 after cops claimed he attacked an employee at a Nashville-area Walgreens on January 2nd.
According to the cops, Dupree grabbed the employee during the incident and attempted to seize the man’s phone before fleeing the scene before police arrived. According to sources close to Dupree, the employee yelled at the Titans player and threatened to spit on the woman he was with, prompting the fight.
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