After being arrested Wednesday afternoon on seven different felony counts of domestic violence assault and kidnapping, now-former Arizona Wildcats running back Orlando Bradford had his bail set at $20,000 in Pima County Court on Wednesday night.
Bradford held on $20k bond. Best friend says he's not the person he's being portrayed as. Victim spoke in court pic.twitter.com/GPxSHem5Bs— Craig Reck (@CraigReckNews) September 15, 2016
When Bradford appeared in court, the victim spoke, saying that the 20-year-old should not be released on bond because he would be a threat to the public.
Victim told judge that Bradford should be held accountable for his actions. She's afraid of what will happen if he's released #Tucson— Craig Reck (@CraigReckNews) September 15, 2016
Bradford can't contact victim. She told judge she already has order of protection against him. His next court date is Sept 26 #tucson— Craig Reck (@CraigReckNews) September 15, 2016
While he awaits his next court date on September 26th, Bradford will be supervised by his mother.
Bradford has 0 priors and his mother offered housing and transportation to supervise him if released, according to defense attorney #tucson— Craig Reck (@CraigReckNews) September 15, 2016
When having the charges read to him, the judge said the incidents occurred on both Monday and Tuesday prior to his Wednesday arrest.
Arizona running back Orlando Bradford has a secure bond of $20,000 and preliminary hearing will be on Sept. 26. pic.twitter.com/NjXAsG5ClV— Justin E. Spears (@JustinESports) September 15, 2016
The preliminary hearing will take place at 1:30 PM on September 26th.
After the arrest, Arizona moved swiftly, dismissing him from the team with the following statement from Rich Rodriguez:
"Earlier today, we were made aware that Orlando Bradford had been arrested. As a result of his actions, he has been dismissed from the program."
Bradford had been at practice Wednesday morning. Arizona next plays on Saturday night against the Hawaii Warriors in Arizona Stadium.