Bengals working again Joe Mixon has been issued an arrest warrant in Cincinnati on a rely of aggravated menacing, in response to a case abstract from the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts.
The warrant was filed Thursday, however the occasion is alleged to have occurred Jan. 21 in Cincinnati, the day earlier than the Bengals performed the Buffalo Bills of their divisional-round playoff recreation. The affidavit alleges Mixon pointed a gun on the sufferer, stating, “You should be popped in the face, I should shoot you.”
In Ohio, an individual is responsible of aggravated menacing if that particular person “knowingly cause(s) another to believe that the offender will cause serious physical harm to the person or property of the other person, the other person’s unborn, or a member of the other person’s immediate family,” according to the state’s laws.
“The club is aware misdemeanor charges have been raised against Joe Mixon,” the Bengals stated in a press release Thursday. “The club is investigating the situation and will not comment further at this time.”
Mixon, who’s in his sixth yr with the Bengals, rushed for 814 yards and 7 touchdowns through the 2022-23 season. He additionally recorded 441 receiving yards and two landing catches, with three catches and 19 dashing yards on eight carries throughout Cincinnati’s 23-20 loss to the Chiefs within the AFC Championship on Jan. 29.
Mixon, 26, was chosen with the No. 48 decide within the 2017 NFL Draft and signed a four-year, $48 million extension with the Bengals in 2020.
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