The Tippecanoe County Jail says the 21-year-old was arrested early Saturday outside Where Else? and Brothers bars. West Lafayette Police Lt. Scott Fohr says Collins is accused of hitting 22-year-old Holly Fullerton in the face causing serious injury. The victim, Ms. Fullerton was transported to Franciscan St. Elizabeth Central Hospital where she was treated and released.
Collins was released from Tippacanoe County Jail on $10,000 bond. He’s due to appear in court Aug. 20. Officials couldn’t say whether he has an attorney.
Collins joined the Boilermakers as a walk-on in 2009 and was on the roster in 2010 and 2011.