Police release updated info on charges of Penguin basketball standout Cohill
The Youngstown State Police released its police report from the incident, that alleges at approximately 9:48 pm. on April 14, the campus was called on a disorderly conduct call to the University Edge Apartment complex for
The 23-year-old senior Dwayne Cohillwas arrested by campus police on charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct at the University Edge apartment complex.
Cohill is one of the players who helped lead the YSU Basketball team to the Penguin’s best season in history found himself in the Mahoning County jail early on April 14.
According to the report, the report alleges that Cohill approached the officer rapidly with a cell phone in his left hand and an open bottle of vodka in his right hand, getting within inches of the officer.
The report said that the officer advised Cohill to step back, and then began using multiple profanities directed at the officer.
A second officer approached and advise the suspect to calm down, but according to police, continued to taunt and shout profanities.
The report said that was advised he was under arrest and began to struggle with officers.
Cohill was transported to YSU Police Station over concerns over escalating tensions with the crowd outside the complex.
The report states Cohill was transported to Mahoning County Sheriff's office, where he was alleged to have have kicked a door a the facility.
Cohill was charged with M2 Resisting Arrest and M4m disorderly Conduct.
He was arraigned at 1:30 p.m. on April 14 on these charges and was released on his own recognizance.
Scoring 611 points in this past season, Cohill was part of a team that won its first Horizon League championship and earned the first league tournament No. 1 seed in program history after posting a school-record 15-5 league record.
The Penguins tied a school record with 24 wins and finished the campaign with an overall record of 24-10.