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LSU women's basketball assistant coach arrested

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Posted: Jan 22, 2013 6:56 PM
Source: WBRZ

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BATON ROUGE - LSU assistant women's basketball coach Tony Perotti is out of jail on bond after his arrest this weekend in suspicion of a drunken bar disturbance.

Perotti was charged with disturbing the peace and two counts of remaining after forbidden when he was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.

Perotti reportedly was kicked out of the City Bar around 2 a.m. Saturday, and cursed both the guards and caused a scene when police were called.

LSU Associate Sports Information Director Bill Martin issued the following statement this evening: "LSU Athletics is aware of the these allegations regarding women's basketball assistant coach Tony Perotti and will not comment on this situation at this time as this is an ongoing legal matter."

Perotti is in his second year as assistant coach under Nikki Caldwell, whom he worked with for three years UCLA before coming to LSU.

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