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Razorbacks RB Smith arrested, jailed on suspicion of using stolen credit card

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas running back Michael Smith
was arrested Sunday on suspicion of using a stolen credit card.

Smith was arrested on felony charges of forgery and theft by
receiving. Coach Houston Nutt suspended him indefinitely and said
the sophomore will not play next weekend when the Razorbacks host
North Texas.

"I am extremely disappointed that he made a decision that
reflects poorly on him and the Razorbacks," Nutt said in a
statement. "He has been suspended indefinitely. He will not play
this weekend and additional actions will be considered after we
have an opportunity to fully review the situation."

Smith, whose fumble in the second quarter was a key play in the
Razorbacks' 42-29 loss to Kentucky on Saturday night, was expected
to remain in jail overnight. A court date was to be set Monday.

According to a police report, another person was arrested for
fraudulent use of a credit card, and Smith is suspected of using
the same stolen card. Smith said the other person owed him money
for gas and gave him the credit card to use.

"Smith was very concerned and stated that he had no knowledge
that the card was stolen," the report said. "Smith did admit to
making purchases with it."

According the report, Smith used the card for three transactions
worth a total of $96.34.