Two former EMU football players charged after burglary in Walton Hall

 

On Monday, Oct. 24, a second former Eastern Michigan University football player was charged in connection with a burglary that occurred in a campus dormitory earlier this month.

Jairockeis Sharod Jones, a freshman wide receiver out of Palm Coast, Florida, was arraigned Monday on a charge of receiving and concealing of property of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000. He was released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 1.

Jones was dismissed from the team, as was freshman defensive lineman Wilbert Mitchell who has been charged with second-degree home invasion and conspiracy. Mitchell was also released on promise to appear and is scheduled to return to court on Dec. 1.

Investigators believe Mitchell broke into an unlocked room in Walton Hall and stole a computer and an iPod. Jones is said to have hid the computer for Mitchell.