Oregon State wrestler Michael Mangrum, 21, was arrested on a charge of third-degree criminal mischief at about 3 a.m. Sunday. He reportedly punched and broke a yard light at an apartment complex at 430 S.W. Seventh St. According to a police report on the incident, Mangrum was intoxicated and thought he was at a different apartment complex, where a friend of his lives.
Last year, Mangrum pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree disorderly conduct stemming from a fight that sent one man to the hospital. Mangrum was sentenced to a diversion program but failed to complete it within the designated time period, which resulted in a sentence of one year of probation in March. He also was ordered to complete 100 hours of community service and undergo an alcohol evaluation and any recommended treatment.
Another OSU wrestler got good news from the legal system: The Benton County District Attorney's Office is not pursuing charges against Colby Covington. Covington was cited for fourth-degree assault on May 23, accused of punching two men.