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Barret Robbins Shot

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by osugrad21, Jan 16, 2005.

  1. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

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    </td></tr></tbody> </table> [​IMG] Ex-Raider Robbins Shot by Police in Fla.

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    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - [size=-1] Former pro football player Barret Robbins was hospitalized Sunday after he was shot by a police officer investigating a burglary at a South Beach office, authorities said. [/size]

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    </td></tr></tbody></table> [size=-1]The one-time Pro Bowl center sustained "multiple gunshot wounds" in the torso Saturday night from Miami Beach police investigating a report of a robbery in the administrative office of a building that houses a nightclub, a gym and a jewelry store, police spokesman Bobby Hernandez said. [/size]

    [size=-1]Robbins was inside the office and had a "violent struggle" with detectives before Detective Mike Muley shot the former Oakland Raiders (news) lineman, Hernandez said. [/size]

    [size=-1]"The officer was literally fighting for his life, trying to get Mr. Robbins from getting his gun. That's when the shots rang out," Hernandez said. [/size]

    [size=-1]Robbins, 31, was rushed to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in critical condition. Muley suffered minor head injuries in the scuffle and was treated at a hospital and released. [/size]

    [size=-1]Hernandez said Robbins was considered a burglary suspect and was expected to face a charge of battery on a police officer. He said police were trying to determine whether Robbins would also face trespassing or burglary charges. [/size]

    [size=-1]Robbins had not yet been charged in the case because authorities had not been able to interview him. "We just have to figure out what he was doing there," Hernandez said. [/size]

    [size=-1]Robbins was arrested last month in San Francisco for hitting a security guard at a night club. [/size]

    [size=-1]The often-troubled player is best remembered for disappearing the night before the 2003 Super Bowl in San Diego. He spent Super Bowl Sunday in a hospital and later acknowledged that he had stopped taking his medicine for depression and bipolar disorder. The Raiders lost 48-21 to Tampa Bay. [/size]

    [size=-1]Robbins was released by Oakland in July, a week after he and two other players were fined three game checks for testing positive for the steroid THG. [/size]

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  2. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    Wow, has this guy ruined his life in the last couple of years.

    He's been treated for bipolar disorder and alcohol abuse since his pre-Super Bowl meltdown.

    Steroids, alcohol abuse and bipolar disorder are a pretty nasty combination. He needs a lot of help.
  3. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    It Only Gets Worse for Ex-Raider Barret Robbins

    Man -- This guy just has troubles follow him like a breeze.

  4. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    would the Hulk be considered bipolar?
  5. sandgk

    sandgk Watson, Crick & A Twist

    Incredibly enough yes.

    As for Robbins, if convicted in FL it's 3 strikes and he's out - and that isn't MARVELlous.
  6. AJHawkfan

    AJHawkfan Wanna make $14 the hard way?

    Another sad story of an NFL Offensive Lineman suffering with mental illness. Justin Strelczyk, Mike Webster are two others that I can think of right off the top of my head. Tragic, it really is.
  7. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    I hope he can get his life back together. Its sad to think he has fallen so far since the night before the super bowl. His future is going to be rough.
  8. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go!

    `Snarling' Robbins charged in fight

    MIAMI—Barret Robbins, the former All-Pro centre with the Oakland Raiders, was charged yesterday with three counts of attempted felony murder, and police released an arrest report detailing a scary struggle three officers said they had with the 380-pound Robbins Saturday.

    Robbins remains hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

    He has had a troubled two years. He disappeared on the eve of the Raiders' 2003 Super Bowl game, missing it, and was cut by the team last July after testing positive for steroids. He was arrested last month after being accused of hitting a security guard at a bar.

    After Robbins walked through the rear door of the Playwright Pub in South Beach Saturday, he ignored a request by the head chef to leave and began to try to force an office door open. He was confronted by the officers, who found him in a women's bathroom, the report said.

    Robbins was shot twice in the chest, with one bullet penetrating his heart, and dropped to his knees for a moment before yelling an expletive, snarling, laughing and resuming his attack on the officers, the report said. He was shot when he lunged for an officer's gun.

    Robbins, who has a bipolar disorder that can make him unpredictable when he is not taking medication, offered no resistance until one officer tried to frisk him. Robbins "without warning spun around" and attacked the officer, the report said.
  9. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    Whew, for a minute there I thought Baskin Robbins had been shot. Now that would have been a tragedy.

    Carry on.
  10. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go!

    Almost 400 lbs worth of Baskin Robbins -- now that's a lot of ice cream. Ack -- brain freeze! :biggrin:
  11. Desertbuckfan

    Desertbuckfan Newbie

    He sounds like a 5150

    How can they even charge this guy, if this doesn't qualify as a mentally insane person what does? In the interview I saw they said he was laughing while he was fighting off three cops. He belongs in a mental hospital not a prison.
  12. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

  13. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    dude got shot in the heart and STILL went after the cop?

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