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Lawyer for FSU Track Star Disputes Charges Against His Client

By: Mike Springer Email
By: Mike Springer Email

By Mike Springer
March 23, 2013

Tallahassee, FL-The attorney for an FSU track star arrested in a shooting incident says his client is innocent.

Attorney Josh Zelman says police never found a gun nor did they test his client Stephen Newbold for gun residue to see if he fired one.

Tallahassee Police arrested Newbold Thursday. He's charged with resisting arrest without violence and discharging a firearm in public.

Zelman says he and his client will fight the charges.

Newbold returns to court on April 30.
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By: Mike Springer
March 22, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - Only Stephen Newbold was in court this morning.

He posted his $1,000 bond and has since been released.

A public defender will be appointed to represent him.

Newbold has a case management hearing April 30 at 8:30 a.m.

His teammate, Ronell J. Mance, was not in court.

He bonded out yesterday.

Mance has hired a private attorney, Don Pumphrey.

His next court date has not been set.


By: Mike Springer
March 22, 2013

Tallahassee, FL - Bond has been set for Stephen Newbold, one of the FSU Track & Field athletes arrested yesterday.

A judge set bond for Newbold at $500 for each charge. He's also been required to turn over any firearms in his possession after his release.

WCTV will bring you more on this story tonight on Eyewitness News.


Read the original story, with the probable cause here:

FSU Athletes Arrested


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