17 Sep

Police search Fine’s DeWitt residence

first_img Published on November 24, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Debbie: [email protected] | @debbietruong Facebook Twitter Google+ Commentscenter_img UPDATED: Nov 26, 2011 at 11:07 p.m. Police searched the DeWitt home of Syracuse men’s basketball associate head coach Bernie Fine on Friday afternoon, according to an article published by The Post-Standard. State troopers stood in the driveway to Fine’s home, located at 7001 Tiffany Circle at 2:25 p.m., according to the article. Three officers were seen looking through Fine’s garbage bins, and six or more police vehicles lined the street. Fine is accused of molesting two former Syracuse ball boys and is currently on administrative leave from the university. The search began at approximately 1:45 p.m. A state police officer told The Post-Standard that police from several agencies were carrying out a search warrant. Police were spotted speaking to Fine at the doorway to his house a little past 3 p.m., according to the article. An officer wearing a vest that read ‘Police Secret Service’ was seen moving several boxes and envelopes to a vehicle parked near the front door.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Just before 8 p.m., officers rolled out three filing cabinets, which were covered in tape that read ‘Evidence,’ and loaded them onto the back of a truck, according to the article. All of the officers left Fine’s home by 9:10 p.m. Earlier in the day, a state trooper at the scene directed questions to the U.S. Attorney’s office in Albany. Assistant U.S. Attorney William Pericak in Albany said the U.S. Attorney’s office could neither confirm nor deny a search took place at Fine’s residence until public proceedings take place. [email protected] last_img read more

17 Sep

Chris McCullough to forgo sophomore season, enter 2015 NBA Draft

first_imgFreshman forward Chris McCullough will enter the 2015 NBA Draft, it was announced Thursday. Multiple outlets reported it, Shams Charania of Real GM being the first, and McCullough himself confirmed it with a message he tweeted out Thursday evening.On March 4, he informed The Post-Standard of his intentions to return to Syracuse. On March 30, The P-S reported that the freshman was considering entering his name into the draft. Now, the Orange will lose its third player in the last two years to the draft, after Tyler Ennis and Jerami Grant declared early last season.McCullough tore his right ACL in Syracuse’s win over Florida State on Jan. 11 and averaged 9.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game in the 16 games he played before the injury.SU will bring in two big men in rising freshmen Moustapha Diagne and Tyler Lydon, and will also return Chinonso Obokoh, Tyler Roberson and DaJuan Coleman. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on April 2, 2015 at 11:30 am Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidmanlast_img read more