CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals working again Joe Mixon has been charged in a warrant with a misdemeanor depend of aggravated menacing, in line with on-line court docket data posted Thursday.
WCPO-TV, which obtained a duplicate of the warrant, reported that Mixon was accused of pointing a gun at a girl and saying, “Try to be popped within the face. I ought to shoot you, the police (cannot) get me.”
The incident occurred on Jan. 21, the day earlier than the Bengals beat the Buffalo Payments in a divisional-round playoff sport, WCPO reported.
Courtroom data didn’t listing an legal professional for Mixon.
The 26-year-old Mixon rushed for 814 yards and 7 touchdowns this season, his sixth. He additionally had 60 receptions for 441 yards, each profession highs, and two touchdowns.
A second-round draft pick of Oklahoma in 2017, Mixon has spent his whole profession with Cincinnati and rushed for profession highs of 1,205 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2021.
In 2014, when he was 18, Mixon punched a feminine Oklahoma pupil within the face, an assault captured on surveillance video. He was suspended from the soccer group for a yr and entered an Alford plea, during which a defendant doesn’t admit guilt however acknowledges there may be ample proof for a conviction. He obtained a deferred sentence and was ordered to carry out group service and bear counseling.
The incident harm his standing within the draft, with a number of groups saying they handed on him due to issues about his character.
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