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UT football player arrested on outstanding warrant for driving on a suspended license

According to UTPD, Jeremy Banks, 19, was served a warrant around 4 a.m. Sunday near Volunteer Boulevard at Lake Loudoun Boulevard.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee Police arrested a football player driving near campus around 3:45 a.m. this weekend. 

According to UTPD, Jeremy Banks, 19, was served a warrant around 4 a.m. Sunday near Volunteer Boulevard at Lake Loudoun Boulevard.

On July 17, 2019, he was charged with driving on a suspended license after being pulled over on Kingston Pike at South Concord Street. That charge still applied when he was stopped early Sunday. 

Court records show he is due in court on Sept. 26, 2019.

An incident report from UTPD said he was taken into custody at 3:46 a.m. Sunday for making an illegal U-turn, which is a written warning, but because he had an active warrant for failure to appear out of Knox County, the officer arrested him. 

University of Tennessee Athletic Department spokesperson Zach Stipe issued the following statement Monday afternoon: 

"We are aware of the situation. It was related to an unresolved traffic violation which he has now resolved."