Mizzou baseball player's 'bad night' lands him behind bars
Tue, 07 May 2013 22:55:47 GMT — University of Missouri baseball player Gavin Stark had a bad night, according to MUPD Captain Brian Weimer.Campus police got a call at 11:30 p.m. about an active act of vandalism at the Reynolds Alumni Center.When they arrived, Stark assumed a fighting stance and started yelling profanities at the officers. They tried to subdue him, so Stark ran before being arrested for second-degree assault, resisting arrest, first-degree property damange and first-degree burglary.While investigating, officers spoke with a man who had been sitting outside the building when Stark arrived. He said Stark asked to sit next to him, then peered at his laptop before snatching it and throwing it to the ground.When the man asked Stark why, the baseball player started trying to punch him. When that didn't work, the man said Stark reached down and grabbed a large rock from the ground.That's when the man ran. Once he reached a safe distance, he turned around and saw Stark throw the rock through a glass-paned door of the alumni center. Stark then went inside, where he damaged lamps, lampshades and coffee cups that had been set out for an event.Stark was taken to the Boone County Jail and has been charged with second-degree burglary and resisting arrest. Bond was set at $4,500, with the condition that Stark not possess or consume intoxicants. He also cannot be on university property.
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