UGA Football Player Arrested For Felony Eavesdropping/Surveillance

A member of the UGA football program has found himself in some serious trouble with the law. According to a report from DawgNation, the Bulldogs defensive back was arrested for felony eavesdropping/surveillance related to an incident that occurred during the fall of 2017. Bishop was booked into Athens-Clarke County Jail earlier this week and released on $5,700 bond.

The victim of the crime told University of Georgia Police that Bishop had recorded a sex act without her permission and that he was then showing people the recording without her consent.

“The complainant wished to report that there was a student going around showing people a sex tape of her … without her consent,” the police report said according to DawgNation.

“… A subsequent investigation into this incident led us into determining that the crime of unlawful eavesdropping occurred on [Nov. 5]. The investigation showed that Detravion Bishop had recorded [victim’s name] inside his dorm room without her permission and without her knowledge.”

The Georgia football program is aware of the situation involving the former U.S. Army All-American.

Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart issued the following statement:

“Certainly it’s disappointing when a player or any other young person under our charge is arrested, and we don’t condone any illegal or improper behavior. That being said, university policies are being followed. We are investigating the matter and it’s important that we gather all information relevant to the situation before we determine what policies may come into play. Then we can take appropriate action if necessary.”

No further information is available at this time.