How the Dorial Green-Beckham arrest story broke

Missouri freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, along with two other Missouri football players, Levi Copelin and Torey Boozer, were arrested on marijuana charges. Here is how the Columbia Missourian saw the story unfold.

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  1. The Columbia Missourian received a statement from Missouri Media Relations Director Chad Moller referencing an incident involving the arrest of Missouri football players. 
  2. While the Missourian was attempting to track down the story, MU student newspaper The Maneater published a story that said freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was one of the three Missouri football players arrested. 
  3. Other Missouri media, including radio station Eagle 93.9, Columbia Tribune reporter Joe Walljasper and Kansas City star reporter Terez A. Paylor, soon followed.
  4. At 12:40, the news of Green-Beckham's arrest went national, with cbssports sending out this tweet. 
  5. Soon after, ABC 17 reporter Martina Del Bonta tweeted the mugshots of the three players arrested.