Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon was charged with menacing

Joe Mixon carries the ball against the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Divisional Round

Joe Mixon carries the ball against the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Divisional Round
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An an arrest warrant was issued Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon on Thursday for allegedly pointing a gun at a woman in downtown Cincinnati last month.

Mixon’s agent, Peter Schaffer, said he expects the charges to be droppedsaying it’s a rush to judgement, and why Mixon is worth it mother also said that her son did not do it.

Updated: A Hamilton County judge dismissed the menacing charges against Joe Mixon.

“I really feel that the police have an obligation to do their job before they press charges because of the damage to the person’s reputation.” Schaffer said in a statement before charges are filed.

Details of the latest alleged incident have yet to be released, but what has been discovered so far isn’t great.

The ID that the WCPO’s Evan Millwardstates that Mixon pointed a gun at a woman and said, “I should hit her in the face, I should shoot her, the police [can’t] Catch.”

This reportedly happened on January 21st, one day before the Bengals’ playoff game against the Buffalo Bills. Cincy won

The team has launched an investigation, and the NFL is already working on another situation regarding Philadelphia Eagles backup linebacker Josh Sills.

“The club is investigating the situation and will not comment for the time being” a Bengals spokesman said in a statement Thursday.

Mixon’s record on violence against women

Mixon was a highly touted recruit coming out of high school and one of the gems of the Sooners’ 2014 freshman class. However, before he even played in Norman, a video appeared from him punching Amelia Molitorbroke his jaw and cheekbone after a disagreement at a restaurant.

This resulted in him sitting out his entire freshman year and legitimately dropping his draft stock after declaring for the NFL following the 2016 season. Finally he settled with Molitor before becoming a pro.


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