NEW: Player Bud Dupree formally charged with assault of Walgreens Employee

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Metro Nashville Police formally issued Titans player Bud Dupree a citation charging him with assault of Walgreens employee Greg Butler. The charging document states “A group of subjects entered the store to shop.  Some of the subjects got into a verbal argument with the victim.  The subjects left, then re-entered the store with the defendant.  The defendant then grabbed the victim and his phone.  They then got into a physical altercation before the defendant left the location.  Due to the victim being assaulted, the defendant is being charged with assault-fear of bodily injury.” Dupree will report for booking on the citation within three weeks.


A spokesperson for the Metro Nashville Police department confirms they are investigating Alvin ‘Bud’ Dupree, of the Tennessee Titans, along with several associates, for an assault that occurred at a North Nashville Walgreens just after 8 p.m. Sunday. The department says a 21-year-old female employee and a 20-year-old male employee bother suffered injuries. Detectives are attempting to conduct interviews with all involved, including Dupree. The assault reportedly began after the male employee began recording Dupree with his phone.

A statement from the department is below:

The MNPD is investigating physical altercations at the Walgreens store, 1104 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard, involving Bud Dupree, several persons with him, and two employees of the store.  Dispatch received a call of a fight at the store at 8:06 p.m.  Dupree and the persons with him had left prior to police arrival.  Detectives are attempting to conduct interviews with all those involved, including Dupree, as they work to sort it all out.  The physical dispute began after a male employee began videoing Dupree with his phone.  No charges have been placed in this incident at present.
A 21-year-old female employee was treated for a cut to her hand.  A  20-year-old male employee was treated for a cut to his forehead.


This is a developing story.

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3 Thoughts to “NEW: Player Bud Dupree formally charged with assault of Walgreens Employee”

  1. DDDDDuane

    Isn’t this expected from a member of the Negro Felony League?

  2. Tracy Fleming

    He just wanted to go in Walgreens. A little privacy. I can’t imagine what these people go through.

    1. Romell Hill

      Well it should be expected being a pro football athlete. He could simply just stated he didn’t want to be recorded. Now his Over reactions and those with him has caused a bad blemish on his team and himself.

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