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Former Hog Tyler Gilbert Pleads Guilty To Theft

Former University of Arkansas linebacker Tyler Gilbert pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court Thursday to misdemeanor theft of property, records show...
Tyler Gilbert

Former University of Arkansas linebacker Tyler Gilbert pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court Thursday to misdemeanor theft of property, records show.

Appearing before Judge William Storey, Gilbert was given 12 months probation. He also was assessed a $1,000 fine and ordered to pay $150 court costs, a $20 booking fee and a $5 monthly collection fee until his fines and fees are paid off, records show.

Gilbert is one of six Razorback football players arrested since the beginning of the year. The others are Marquel Wade, Maudrecas Humphrey, Andrew Peterson, Jason Peacock and Kane Whitehurst.

Head coach John L. Smith said Thursday players not listed in the 2012 football media guide are not expected to play for the Razorbacks.

Of the six, only Peacock, a starting offensive lineman, is listed in the media guide. Gilbert was not a starter.

Peacock recently pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court to misdemeanor theft of property and was sentenced to 10 days in the Washington County Detention Center. Peacock was arrested March 16 on a felony theft of property warrant, records show. He was accused of using a stolen debit card to charge $35.01 for gasoline, police said..

Gilbert was arrested in April on suspicion of aggravated residential burglary and theft of property.

The theft occurred at an apartment on West Piedmont on April 13, according to a police report.

The victim told investigators three men, identified as Jesse Booker, Ryan Graves and Gilbert, kicked in the front door of his apartment and stole items. The victim told police Booker hit him in the face with a crowbar and his fists during the incident, the report states.

Items stolen from the apartment consisted of a wooden plaque with the words “Greek Man of the Year,” a 6×10 Omega Psi Phi banner, a camouflage vest, a military-style “boonie hat,” a military-style “patrol cap,” gold size-13 boots, a “Jason” hockey mask, two dog collars, Mardi Gras beads and $100, according to the police report.