Hayes Grier, 21, was arrested on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina, on charges of common law robbery, a felony conspiracy, and assault causing serious bodily injury
Social media personality Hayes Grier, 21, was arrested after allegedly beating another man, leaving the victim with brain damage and bruised ribs, and then stealing his $1,200 phone.
Grier reportedly has several warrants out for his arrest after the violent altercation in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday. He was booked into Mecklenburg County Jail yesterday at 4:17 pm.
Grier is originally from North Carolina but has a home, in California.
The 21-year-old is accused of beating up William Markolf, leaving him with damage to his eye socket, bruised ribs, and even a serious head trauma that resulted in hearing loss and brain damage. He is also accused of then stealing Markolf’s $1,200 phone.
The cause of the violent beating has not been determined but police claim that Grier conspired with another man, Luke Foushee, who is yet to be arrested, to commit the horrific crime.
The social media star, who once competed on Dancing with the Stars, has been charged with common law robbery, a felony conspiracy, and assault causing serious bodily injury.
He was freed after posting $17,500 bail and is expected to appear in court at 9am on Monday. It is unclear if he will appear in California or North Carolina.
Grier was the youngest male celebrity to compete on Dancing With the Stars at 15-years-old in 2015
Grier became a popular social media personality beginning on Vine- which no longer exist
He currently has 5.6 million Instagram followers, 880,000 YouTube subscribers, and 528,000 TikTok followers
The 21-year-old is set to appear in court on Monday at 9 am
Grier rose to fame on the now-deleted social media platform Vine. He then transferred following to 5.6 million Instagram followers, 880,000 YouTube subscribers, and 528,000 TikTok followers.
At 15-years-old, Grier was the youngest male celebrity to compete on Dancing With the Stars at the time back in 2015. Grier has also appeared in the Hulu 2016 series Freakish and Verizon Go90’s Top Grier, a 2017 reality series centered on his family.
His 23-year-old brother Nash was also a popular Vine star. His 26-year-old brother Will is the Carolina Panthers backup quarterback.