Four JMU Football Players Arrested for Malicious Wounding by Mob

By: Terrance Kelly Email
By: Terrance Kelly Email

The Harrisonburg Police Department states four James Madison football players were arrested for malicious wounding by mob.

The arrests stem from an incident that occurred around 1 a.m. November 15.

Jonathan Rose, Peter Rose, Jonathan Williams and Anthony Rose got into an argument with three individuals near the 1300 block of Bradley Drive, according to Harrisonburg Police Department spokesperson Mary-Hope Vass.

The verbal incident escalated into a physical altercation. One person was transported to Rockingham Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries as a result.

“James Madison University Department of Athletics has been notified that football players Jon Rose, Peter Rose, Anthony Rose and Jonathan Williams were arrested and have been released on bond,” says Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne. “The four were charged with felony assault. We are aware of the incident and will be handling this matter appropriately. In the meantime, we will let the legal process handle this situation.”


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