Man Arrested For Promising NFL Player Appearances At Schools

ABERDEEN, Md. (WJZ)– Authorities have arrested an Annapolis man accused of making false promises to bring Ravens players to school assemblies.

Joseph Myron Gill, 62, was taken into custody on theft charges at an Aberdeen hotel at 5 p.m. Wednesday. He is being held at the Harford County Detention Center.

Gill is charged with two counts of theft of less than $1,000 and one count of running a theft scheme. The charges were filed by Queen Anne’s County, which issued a warrant for Gill after two schools there said they were cheated.

According to Queen Anne’s County Schools, Gill promised to arrange for Ravens cornerback Ladarius Webb and other players to appear at assemblies at local schools and speak to students about character education, but Gill never delivered. School officials said that in a few cases, he brought a different, lesser-known player.

Webb and the Ravens have said they are not associated with Gill.

The Queen Anne’s Sheriff’s Office got tips about Gill’s whereabouts after the case received media attention last week.

Gill is also under investigation in Anne Arundel County, where 17 schools were scammed out of $14,100 in total.

Comments

One Comment

  1. Jay says:

    Sure, the guy is a slimeball, but what exactly was stolen here? Nowhere does the article state that the school system paid for these appearances.

  2. card says:

    Read this…LOL

    Gill is also under investigation in Anne Arundel County, where 17 schools were scammed out of $14,100 in total.

    I think that means SOMEONE paid him..

  3. Dave says:

    Wow…are you high or something Jay??? Maybe you should go back and reread the article cause you obviously didn’t read it….

    “The charges were filed by Queen Anne’s County, which issued a warrant for Gill after two schools there said they were cheated.”

    obviously if they were “cheated”, they paid for the service…..plus what card wrote above….wow!!

  4. Wiseguy says:

    Jay……..you sound like someone who is a perfect candidate to be scammed.

    You prove that you “just can’t fix stupid”

  5. Sezmane says:

    Looks like the guy from WKRP in Cincinnati!! LOL

  6. Tony Montata says:

    Who is the player that is “lesser known” than Ladarius Webb!??? LMAO

  7. Jeff says:

    Looks like our Senator, Ben Cardin. (Most people reading this probably have no idea who he is, and he probably likes it that way)

  8. Jennifer Beckner says:

    the pto paid out of there funds to have one of the ravens players to come to the schools and talk about bullying so yes it was paid out of peoples pockets. it was paid out if you ever bought a candy bar or a pizza kit, candles off the fundraisers he was supsose to come to my daughters school and the school called the news paper

  9. willie says:

    Guy was probably bullied as a fat prick kid himself. A real turdlet.

  10. D A B says:

    I’m selling one lane on the Bay Bridge. Can I get a bid…

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