Virginia Tech has indefinitely suspended placekicker Cody Journell after police charged him and two other men with breaking and entering. Police say all three face a felony breaking and entering count because the incident involved alleged use of a dangerous weapon. More from WFIR’s Bob Clark.
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From Blacksburg Police:
Blacksburg, Virginia, December 22, 2011 –On December 21, 2011 at approximately 9:53pm Blacksburg Police responded to a residence just outside of the downtown area in reference to a physical altercation. An investigation into an alleged home invasion began shortly thereafter and resulted in the arrests of three Blacksburg men.
Cody J. Journell, 20 years of age, Matthew D. Dunton, 23 years of age, and Matthew I Brady, 21 years of age; were each charged with Breaking and Entering under Virginia Code 18.2-91. Each charge is a Class 2 Felony due to the alleged use of a dangerous weapon.
All three men are currently being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.