UNC football player charged with assault
Posted September 23, 2012
Updated September 24, 2012
Chapel Hill, N.C. — A freshman football player at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was arrested early Sunday after police say he got into a fight with two other men, knocking out one man's teeth and giving the other man a black eye.
Nicholas Apostolos Weiler, 18, was charged with simple assault; felony assault inflicting injury; resisting, delaying or obstructing a police officer; possession of a fictitious ID; and underage possession of alcohol.
The fight broke out in a parking lot of East Rosemary Street, and Weiler was arrested around 3:30 a.m.
Authorities at the Orange County jail said Weiler posted bond and was released Sunday after spending about two hours in jail. His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday afternoon.
The university's athletics website lists Weiler as a punter/kicker.