Fort Collins police arrested CSU assistant football coach Robert Todd Stroud last week on suspicion of theft following a bounced check exceeding $4,000, according to Stroudâ€™s bank.
The arrest took place in CSUâ€™s McGraw Athletics Center last Thursday afternoon. The Fort Collins Police Services arrest affidavit stated that Stroud wrote the check from one of his accounts to a different account without having sufficient funds in either to cover the check.
The police affidavit also said the check was not the first or only, but one of â€œmanyâ€ returned due to insufficient funds.
Stroud appeared in court Tuesday for advisement.
CSU spokesman Zak Gilbert said the checks were written stemming from â€œvery personal and private matters.â€ He could not go into detail about Stroudâ€™s reasons.
â€œWeâ€™re taking this very seriously, and we continue to monitor the situation,â€ Gilbert said.
Stroud finished his first season with the Rams as the tight ends coach after spending three years at Florida State as the teamâ€™s strength and conditioning coach. His arrest came just days after being named defensive line coach.
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