Trey DePriest: Former Springfield football player also charged as fugitive

Trey DePriest

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Trey DePriest

A former Springfield High School football player arrested Thursday by U.S. Marshals faces an additional local charge in connection to a Michigan armed robbery.

A fugitive from justice charge was filed against Trey DePriest on Friday in Clark County Municipal Court, according to court records.

He was wanted for charges filed on Nov. 11 of armed robbery, assault and felonious assault in a case that stemmed out of Detroit, according to Michigan’s 36th District Court records.

DePriest, 28, was arrested early Thursday morning in the 300 block of South Belmont Avenue in Springfield, according to the Southern District of Ohio U.S. Marshals Office.

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As of Friday afternoon, DePriest was listed as an inmate of Clark County Jail.

The Michigan armed robbery case remains under investigation, according to the marshals office.

The office is continuing its search for another suspect in the case, identified as Adrian Chilton.

DePriest was a 2011 graduate of Springfield High School, where he played as a linebacker for the Wildcats and was recognized as Division I All-Ohio Defensive Player of the Year in 2010. He went on to play for the University of Alabama.

He was undrafted and signed a free agent contract with the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. He spent most of the season on the team’s practice squad.

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