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Former Husker will spend Christmas in jail

Alfonzo Dennard arrested, accused of assault
Posted at 7:16 PM, Dec 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-24 06:55:40-05

LINCOLN, Neb — Former Husker and LaVista resident Alfonzo Dennard will be spending Christmas in a jail cell.

Lincoln Police confirm that Dennard was stopped for a traffic violation near 18th and N st. at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning. When officers attempted to arrest Dennard for driving with a suspended license they say he fought back.

Officers were able to eventually get Dennard into handcuffs. He was booked into the Lancaster County jail and won’t see a Judge until Dec. 26th.

Dennard is facing several charges including felony resisting arrest, third degree assaulting an officer and failure to comply.