2 VA Tech Football Players Arrested After Explosion - 8NEWS - WRIC | News Where You Live

2 VA Tech Football Players Arrested After Explosion

Posted: Updated:
Brian Rody, 19 (left); Joshua Trimble, 20 Brian Rody, 19 (left); Joshua Trimble, 20

Blacksburg, VA—Two members of the Virginia Tech football team have been arrested, after police say they set off explosive devices near an apartment complex.

Officers responded to the 1600 block of Patrick Henry Drive for reports of an explosion near an apartment.

20-year-old Joshua Trimble and 19-year-old Brian Rody were taken into custody, and charged with manufacturing and detonating an explosive device. Both men are being held on a $2500 bond.

Both Trimble and Rody are redshirt freshmen on the Virginia Tech football team. Trimble appeared in 11 Virginia Tech football games as a Linebacker this season. Rody is a backup freshman player.

Stay with 8News for updates.

 

Copyright 2012 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

Powered by WorldNow

301 Arboretum Place, Richmond
VA, 23236

Telephone: 804.330.8888
Fax: 804.330.8881
Email: news@wric.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.