Bengals RB Joe Mixon Cincinnati Bengals working again Joe Mixon is not going to be charged with aggravated menacing someday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Municipal Courtroom Decide Curt Kissinger signed off on the prosecution’s movement for dismissal of the possible trigger and arrest warrant Friday.
“We’re requesting dismissal as a result of we’d like further investigation earlier than we’d transfer ahead with this case,” town’s prosecutor stated in court docket Friday.
Peter Schaffer, Mixon’s agent, had beforehand stated in a press release that the cost was going to be dropped.
Schaffer launched this assertion to WCPO: “It was a rush to judgment. They’re dropping the fees very first thing within the morning.
I actually really feel that police have an obligation earlier than they file costs — due to the harm that may be achieved to the individual’s popularity — to do their work. They need to be held to the next customary. As a result of I do not play with individuals’s lives.”
The arrest warrant was issued for Mixon Thursday. In response to the affidavit, Mixon pointed a firearm at a lady and acknowledged, “You need to be popped within the face. I ought to shoot you, the police can’ (sic) get me.”
The prosecutor stated Friday that the sufferer within the alleged offense wish to go ahead with the cost if town decides to refile it at a later date.
The offense allegedly occurred the day earlier than Cincinnati took on the Buffalo Payments within the divisional spherical of the playoffs.
In a press release, the Bengals stated, “The membership is conscious misdemeanor costs have been raised in opposition to Joe Mixon. The membership is investigating the state of affairs and won’t remark additional at the moment.”
This isn’t Mixon’s first misdemeanor cost. When he was in faculty, Mixon pleaded responsible to an assault cost in 2014 for punching a lady, breaking bones in her face. He was suspended for a whole season following the assault cost.
The 26-year-old simply wrapped up his sixth season in Cincinnati. He was an offensive captain for the Bengals and have become the primary NFL participant with 150-plus yards and 4 or extra touchdowns from scrimmage within the first half of a recreation since 2002 within the staff’s season-changing win over the Carolina Panthers in November.
If the Bengals select to chop Mixon earlier than June 1, it will release $7.2 million of cap house. After June 1, it will be $10 million.