Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, who made national headlines for being the only MLB player to kneel during the national anthem, was arrested for a very serious crime Saturday night.
According to TMZ Sports, which first reported the news, Maxwell was arrested at 6:08 p.m. MST in Scottsdale, Arizona, at his home.
Police say Maxwell allegedly pointed a gun at a female food delivery driver. It’s not clear how the incident unfolded or what precipitated to Maxwell allegedly pulling a gun on the woman.
What is he being charged with?
According to TMZ, Maxwell has been booked on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.
The first charge is very serious and is considered a class two felony in Arizona. It carries a penalty of 36-150 months in prison, depending on the mitigating and aggravating circumstances of the crime.
Maxwell is currently in jail awaiting his initial appearance before a judge, where he will be arraigned and receive bail. He was believed to be the Athletics’ starting catcher next season.
Source : Theblaze.com