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Thursday, June 01, 2023


Police arrested Simone Westbrook, a guard on Florida’s women’s basketball team, early Saturday morning.

Just before 5:40 a.m. Saturday, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office deputies booked Westbrook into the Alachua County Jail on a charge of resisting an officer without violence, said Marcus Middlebrooks, a criminal justice technician with the Sheriff’s Office.

Westbrook was released on her own recognizance at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday,  Middlebrooks said.

More information will be added to this story as it becomes available.

Contact Ethan Bauer at and follow him on Twitter @ebaueri


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