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Giants Running Back Behind Bars

6/19/2008 3:38 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

NY Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been cooling his heels in a Virginia jail since Sunday for a probation violation.

A jail spokesperson told the Bristol Herald Courier that Bradshaw "voluntarily came into jail" because of a court order and "wasn't brought in by police officers and stuff."

We're told the probation violation comes stems from an arrest from when he was a juvenile -- and that file is sealed.

In a statement, the Giants said: "We are aware of the situation and have been in contact with Ahmad's legal representative. This situation is not the result of any recent incident. It stems from an issue that occurred prior to Ahmad being drafted by the Giants. Beyond that, we have no further comment."

UPDATE: His lawyer tells TMZ Bradshaw is serving 30 days for a probation violaton, adding Bradshaw "has not been charged with any offense since being drafted by the New York Giants and is eager to put this matter behind him and begin training for next season."

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Former Consultant    

As I have posted before; TMZ. Your place for all the latest news on gangster rappers, thug athletes, skank wannabee celebrities hos (like Kim Kardassian, Paris Hilton, etc), and former porn stars.

2260 days ago
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TruJrzyGirl    

memories of the good old days when one of the giants was in and out of jail every other week ! haaaaaaaaaaaa

2260 days ago
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I laugh at other's misfortunes    

Just make sure he's out by training camp. His "profession" is much more important than incarceration. You ALWAYS schedule jail time AFTER the season is over.

2260 days ago
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Vajayjay    

I'm just sayin....shut the F up!! You must be 13 years old at home on summer break!! I am a WHITE woman who is here to say that 75% of the stories on this site are about white people and if you go to the smoking gun and look up mug shots, those are mostly white people too so check out your info before you post stupid crap you ignorant little puke!!!

2260 days ago
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TruJrzyGirl    

it's a good thing he made it into the NFL, does f**ker would probably be work'n at Burger King flipp'n burgers ... And, I'm sure that would confuse the hell out of him.

2260 days ago
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I'm just saying...    

hey LizzieGurl - emphasis being on the "gurl" part...who's 13? i just love it when i get people riled up...you may be a white woman, there are TONS of them out there, some just as stupid as you. go ahead, get all pissy, it makes my day...got anything else for me to laugh at?

2260 days ago
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william richard bradford    


defendant please rise........

2260 days ago
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tracey    

Gee, let's all guess what he did...

2260 days ago
9.

mya    

He has a HUGE neck (as they all football players do), and i wish we would all quit with the race related comments. The color of our skin is just the color of our skin, i believe that we humans are more than that. But that's just me........

2260 days ago
10.

bear    

Big deal another sports "hero" looser!

2260 days ago
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Vajayjay    

He is so delicious!!!

2260 days ago
12.

LosCabos    

I think LR said it all. And yet, we're still here.

2260 days ago
13.

Rob    

Mr. Bradshaw might benefit from hiring a public relations person who could coach him on how to not look like a recalcitrant bad ass when posing for mug shots. A good therapist might also be a wise addition to Team Bradshaw, one who might encourage Mr. Bradshaw to understand the down side of wearing that smug expression of entitlement. Professional management of Mr. Bradshaw's career is at a critical point in time. Without proper support, he might easily swerve the way of recently fired Bear RB Cedric Benson.

2260 days ago
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Whatever    

What a shocker another athlete arrested. I'm sorry, when did it become cool to go to jail? Nothing will happen to him just like all the other criminals in the sports world. As long as they are making the sports money, athletes and celebrities will continue to clog the justice system like it was the "in" thing to do.

Do you think celebrities and athletes put there arrests in their resume??

2260 days ago
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SuzyQ    

These sports stars get paid a lot of money, but it still doesn't buy them any class. I am so tired of reading about this. I absolutely hate for my son to look up to these loosers as a role model.

2259 days ago
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