Former Tullahoma Baseball Star Arrested

burglary2Justus Sheffield, 18, the Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year was arrested on Monday in Tullahoma. Sheffield was charged with aggravated burglary and underage drinking.
Also facing charges of aggravated criminal trespassing are Samuel Greyson Grow, 18, and Robert Tyler Burns, 19.
Sheffield was arrested by Tullahoma Police for allegedly breaking into a residence on Cumberland Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Monday.
According to the report, Jeremy Thurman, who also lives at the address, told police that he was asleep when he was awakened by someone knocking on his door. After ignoring the knock for a while, Thurman stated that he heard a noise in the kitchen and looked up to see Sheffield walk through the house toward Brody Thomasson’s bedroom.
Thurman stated he heard shouting and yelling, so he got up and called police.
According to the report, Thomasson told the officer that he was asleep when Sheffield allegedly ran into his room and started “yelling and threatening to beat him up for messing around with his girlfriend.”
Sheffield, who was drafted last year by the Cleveland Indians is facing charges of aggravated burglary and violation of the drinking age law. He was released after posting $5,500 bond. He is to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court Feb. 5.
Burns and Grow were charged with aggravated criminal trespassing. They were booked into the Coffee County Jail and were released on bond of $3,000 each. They are also to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court Feb. 5. (Tullahoma News)