Buckeyes arrested

Published 11:31 pm Saturday, June 2, 2012

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio State football players have been arrested by police in a central Ohio village on a charge of obstructing official business.

Senior tight end Jake Stoneburner and offensive lineman Jack Mewhort were arrested at about 2:30 a.m. by the Shawnee Hills police. No details were immediately available on the misdemeanor counts against the two.

WBNS-TV in Columbus reports that a third man, Austin Barnard, also was charged. He is not affiliated with the football program.

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The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office told the TV station that the three were released after posting $2,000 bond.

Stoneburner, a 22-year-old Dublin native, caught 14 passes last season, seven for touchdowns. Mewhort is a junior from Toledo.

A message was left at Ohio State’s athletic department.