Two TTU Football players arrested for credit card fraud - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Two TTU Football players arrested for credit card fraud

Jace Amaro, 19 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff) Jace Amaro, 19 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff)
Kenny Williams, 19 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff) Kenny Williams, 19 (Provided by Lubbock County Sheriff)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Two football players for Texas Tech University are facing felony charges after being arrested for credit/debit card abuse.

Jace Amaro, 19 and Kenneth Williams, 19, have been booked into the Lubbock County Jail. According to their booking information, the pair have been charged with two counts of credit/debit card abuse. Amaro has also been charged with misrepresenting his age.

Texas Tech University associate athletics director Blayne Beal released this statement Friday night:

"Texas Tech will allow the Lubbock Police Department to conduct its investigation into the matter involving two football student-athletes. Once that investigation has been completed and more facts are known, the university and head coach Tommy Tuberville will take appropriate disciplinary action if necessary."

According to Texas Tech's athletic website, Amaro is a Freshman from San Antonio and plays tight end for the Red Raiders. Williams is a Freshman from Pflugerville, Texas and plays running back.

Copyright 2012 KCBD. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:13:01 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:33:40 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...(Chinatopix via AP). FILE - In this April 8, 2018 file photo, a container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. China has accused the United States on Thursday, June 21, 2018, of using pressure tactics and ...

    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as the trade brawl spreads.

    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as the trade brawl spreads.

  • APNewsBreak: Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

    APNewsBreak: Youngest migrants held in 'tender age' shelters

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-06-20 01:12:25 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:33:36 GMT
    Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)Nicole Hernandez, of the Mexican state of Guerrero, holds on to her mother as they wait with other families to request political asylum in the United States, across the border in Tijuana, Mexico, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

    Migrant babies and young children are being held in special "tender age" shelters after being taken from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

  • In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-20 15:21:21 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 00:26:31 GMT
    A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)A boy stares out of a heavily tinted bus window leaving a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility Tuesday in McAllen, TX. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

    Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border, says 'zero-tolerance' prosecution policy will continue.

Powered by Frankly