Rakym Felder, a freshman guard on the South Carolina basketball team, has been arrested on charges of simple assault and resisting arrest.
According to Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center’s website, bond for each of the charges was set at $1,087.50.
According to a media relations contact in the athletics department, South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin is “aware of the arrest and is continuing to gather information.”
Athletic department policy requires that Felder be suspended immediately.
Police also charged Felder with three additional charges: disorderly conduct, pedestrian on controlled access highway and use of another’s or altered license or identification card. Those charges were listed as personal recognizance bonds.
A 3-star recruit out of Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., Felder averaged 16 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds during his senior season. As a freshman in high school, he played at Indian Land in Fort Mill, S.C.