AFL Premiership player Marlion Pickett remanded in custody for alleged burglary

Richmond has announced that two-time AFL premier Marlion Pickett is in remand on alleged burglary charges.

The 31-year-old will be sentenced to a bail hearing at Perth Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

“The alleged offenses occurred in December 2022 and January 2023,” Richmond said in a club statement.

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“The club will continue to support Marlion and his family while these matters are resolved.

“As this matter is now before the courts, the club will not be making any further comments.”

When contacted by 7NEWS Perth on Sunday afternoon, Richmond was unaware of Pickett’s arrest.

He had stayed in Perth after helping in the Tigers’ win over Fremantle on Saturday night.

Pickett has been charged by WA Police with four counts of grand burglary.

His other charges include three counts of theft and three counts of damaging property.

Richmond Premier player Marlion Pickett Credit: Getty

Pickett made his AFL debut in the 2019 Grand Final, scoring in the Premier League win.

In 2020 he won a second Premier League with Richmond.

His contract with the Tigers expires at the end of the season.

Nathan Broad helped Richmond fend off Fremantle.

Nathan Broad helped Richmond fend off Fremantle.

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