It is extraordinary for bond to be set at $1 million in a case revolving around vandalism. But there is nothing ordinary about the criminal charges an Ohio man faces about four hours northeast of Cincinnati.
Alex Thomas is a junior cornerback for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats. Last season, the 20-year-old picked off four passes. He was recently accused of much more than intercepting passes, however: along with another man, he is accused of armed robbery.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said its agents were following four men after they left a cell phone store north of Cincinnati. The four were arrested after being pulled over on Interstate 70, east of Indianapolis.