Felony Theft Charge Dropped Against Vols Offensive Lineman Coleman Thomas

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A felony theft charge against Tennessee offensive tackle Coleman Thomas has been dismissed.
When Thomas was arrested March 25, University of Tennessee police said he sold an Xbox and three video games that had been reported as stolen from a dorm room. Deputy district attorney Kyle Hixson said police later concluded there was no evidence Thomas knew the games were stolen.
Hixson said "the evidence suggested the opposite actually, that he had no idea the item was stolen."
Thomas’ lawyer, Don Bosch, issued a statement saying "it appears that a rush to judgment was made charging Coleman Thomas with this offense."
Thomas was removed from all team activities after the arrest. Tennessee athletic department spokesman Jimmy Stanton didn’t immediately respond to a message seeking comment on the charge being dropped.
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