Falcons’ Cameron Batson hit with 5 prices following incident with police

Atlanta Falcons follow squad member Cameron Batson was hit with 5 prices following a Saturday morning arrest in Georgia, in keeping with on-line data.

Batson was hit with battery, aggravated assault, aggravated assault of a legislation enforcement officer when engaged on official obligation, driving-fleeing to elude an officer, and removing or tried removing of a weapon from a public official.

The 27-year-old Oklahoma native might face many years in jail if convicted on a number of the prices he faces.

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Falcons’ Cameron Batson hit with 5 prices following incident with police

Cameron Batson of the Atlanta Falcons throughout a coaching camp follow on July 28, 2022, at IBM Efficiency Discipline in Flowery Department, Georgia.
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The incident occurred round 2 a.m. in Atlanta on Saturday. An Atlanta police officer noticed a pickup truck dashing and failing to take care of its lane, officers mentioned. The officer stopped the car and noticed that the driving force gave the impression to be intoxicated.

Police mentioned in an announcement that Batson resisted the officer’s efforts “and violently fought with the officer.” Officers added the officer discharged his firearm however nobody was struck and Batson returned to his car, left the scene and charged a brief distance away earlier than attempting to flee the scene.

“A number of officers canvassed the realm” and arrested Batson, who was attempting to cover, police mentioned.

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Tennessee Titans wide receiver Cameron Batson runs with the ball at Nissan Stadium on Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville.

Tennessee Titans broad receiver Cameron Batson runs with the ball at Nissan Stadium on Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville.
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The Falcons launched an announcement on the difficulty.

“Now we have been made conscious of an in a single day incident involving Cameron Batson and are at the moment gathering data from legislation enforcement businesses,” the group mentioned. “We take this matter critically and don’t have any additional remark at the moment.”

Batson has spent the complete season on the Falcons’ follow squad. He joined the group in June, was launched in August after which grew to become a member of the follow squad.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Cameron Batson watches the preseason game against the Lions, Aug. 12, 2022, in Detroit.

Atlanta Falcons broad receiver Cameron Batson watches the preseason sport towards the Lions, Aug. 12, 2022, in Detroit.
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He was an undrafted free agent when he joined the Tennessee Titans in 2018. From then till the 2021 season, he appeared in 27 video games and had 22 catches for 197 yards and two touchdowns.

The Related Press contributed to this report.

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