University of Miami Hurricanes player Thomas Finnie may not have the name recognition of Cam Newton, but he finds himself in a similar situation. No, not in contention for a Heisman, but accused of a laptop theft.
The defensive back was arrested today on charges of occupied burglary and grand larceny.
According to NBC Miami, the 21-year-old allegedly walked into a UM dorm room on December 4 during the midst of finals study week and swiped an Apple laptop.
Finnie was interviewed by Coral Gables police, and then admitted to the crime.
Finnie is a true sophomore out of Miami Central, and saw action in all 12 games this season.
He's now been suspended indefinitely from the team.
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