UCLA football: Three players arrested on felony theft charges


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Paul Richardson, Shaquille Richardson and Josh Shirley, all incoming freshmen football players at UCLA, have been arrested for felony theft, according to Los Angeles Sheriff reports.

The three were arrested by UCLA police on campus.

Paul Richardson is a wide receiver from Gardena Serra High School; Shaquille Richardson is a defensive back from Los Alamitos High School; and Shirley is a linebacker from Fontana Kaiser. All had enrolled at UCLA for summer classes.


Paul Richardson and Shaquille Richardson were released on $20,000 bail. Shirley was released without bail.

UCLA officials could not be reached for comment.

[Updated at 10:04 a.m.: UCLA spokesman Marc Dellins said: ‘We are aware of the situation and we are looking into it. We will have a comment at the appropriate time.’]

-- Chris Foster