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‘Heavily intoxicated’ Wazzu WR Gabe Marks arrested for assault

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Last February, Gabe Marks was arrested on an alcohol-related charge.  The same month a year later, it’s lather, rinse and repeat on the inebriated legal front for the Washington State wide receiver — albeit on slightly more serious charges.

According to the Spokane Spokesman-Review, Marks was arrested very early Saturday morning following an incident inside of a Pullman drinking establishment.  The four charges Marks is facing are all misdemeanors, with the Spokane-Review reporting they consist of fourth-degree assault, second-degree criminal trespass, being a minor intoxicated in public and frequenting a tavern.

Essentially, the 19-year-old Marks stepped in legal water by drunkenly punching an employee of the bar.  Please allow the Seattle Times and Sgt. Dan Dornes of the Pullman Police Department to explain:

Dornes said that Marks, a 19-year-old, was being detained by “a number of employees” outside Stubblefields bar in Pullman at 2:12 a.m. Saturday when Pullman Police Department officers responded to a call that an employee had been assaulted.

“He was in a dispute with another patron and they were asking him to leave the premises and they were escorting him to leave the premises,” Dornes said. “During that time he punched one of the employees, which was a 34-year-old male and so they held him there.”

According to Dornes, Marks was “heavily intoxicated.”

Following the incident, Marks took to Twitter to offer up a mea culpa for another arrest, an apology that for whatever reason was subsequently deleted.

“I am sorry to everyone who believed in me,” the Spokesman-Review quoted Marks as writing. “My actions are my own and I have to live with it. Can’t change the past. Can only look forward.”

Last season, Marks led the Cougars in receptions (74), receiving yards (807) and receiving touchdowns (seven).  Just a couple of months after finishing the 2012 season second in catches and yards, Marks was cited for being a minor exhibiting the effects of alcohol consumption.

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5 Responses to “‘Heavily intoxicated’ Wazzu WR Gabe Marks arrested for assault”
  1. gudy2shoes says: Feb 10, 2014 11:47 AM

    there’s nothing to do there but drink and fight.

  2. taylormade311 says: Feb 10, 2014 12:57 PM

    Guess he had drinks out the “Wazzu” that night.

    Thanks folks I’ll be here all week.

  3. dhardy8207 says: Feb 10, 2014 2:39 PM

    WHAT?!?!…..Mr. Taylor there must be an error in print!…This is not an SEC team!!! Why thats just unheard of that other conferences/ teams outside the SEC have players that exhibit this type of unacceptable behavior…..(***Sarcasm***)

    Where are derekgorgonstar, Onbucky96, Packerbadger, and Ohioguy, rudy(??), and rabbi when articles such as this are posted? Nope not a word from those SEC haters…..

  4. 8to80texansblog says: Feb 10, 2014 4:15 PM

    derekgorgonstar says:
    Feb 10, 2014 3:56 PM


    Just for you @dhardy….

  5. dhardy8207 says: Feb 10, 2014 5:27 PM

    ^^^ Thanks a bunch 8to80texansblog 😉 ^^^

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