IU Football Player Arrested After Water Balloon Toss

Police: Blake Powers Admitted To Prank

An Indiana University football player has been arrested after a prank involving a water balloon.

Blake Powers, 22, was arrested on Monday after he threw a water balloon from one car into another, hitting an off-duty IU police officer in his personal vehicle, police said.

Powers was booked and later released on a preliminary charge of misdemeanor battery.

He is a senior and former starting quarterback for the Hoosiers. Currently, Powers is a second-string tight end.

Police said Powers admitted tossing the water balloon.

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