MADISON (WKOW) -- Criminal charges against several members of Madison Memorial High School's basketball team will be dismissed.
A jury trial was scheduled to begin Monday on misdemeanor theft charges against seven people, including Memorial student-athlete Brendan Ortiz, and former student-athletes Junior Lomomba and Jamar Morris.
But, electronic court documents show Assistant Dane County District Attorney Diane Schlipper informed court officials the charges will be dismissed.
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne told 27 News the student-athletes and others will enter into a deferred prosecution agreement.
Ozanne said the agreement will require those charged to accept responsibility for their actions, and could involve community service, counseling, or other appropriate conditions.
Ozanne said the agreement will require restitution.
According to a criminal complaint, Ortiz allegedly purchased nearly $400 worth of clothing at Boston Store for $11. At least one of the people charged was a Boston Store employee.
Ortiz, Lomomba and Morris were suspended for one game during the 2012 basketball season, but Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association officials ruled the players could participate in the state basketball championship tournament.
WIAA officials said the one-game suspension was in line with the high school's policy for athletes involving non-alcohol or drug-related violations.
Ortiz's play helped Memorial's triple overtime 2011 state tournament championship game win.
Ortiz remains a student-athlete, while Morris and Lomomba are college bound, with Lomomba slated to play basketball on a scholarship to Division-1 Cleveland State.
Available court records show no past cases for Ortiz, Morris or Lomomba.
Ozanne said if there are violations of the terms of the deferred prosecution agreement, criminal charges could be re-filed.
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