Falcons practice squad WR faces 5 charges after allegedly fighting with cop, fleeing during DUI stop
The whole incident began with an Atlanta Police officer pulling Batson over on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the police report, Batson had allegedly been speeding and drifting into adjacent lanes. He then reportedly failed the field sobriety test, and when the officer tried to take him into custody, Batson allegedly fought him. Batson allegedly managed to escape the officer, get back into his car, and drive away. Both Batson and the officer he allegedly fought with were brought to the hospital for injuries sustained during the altercation.wftv.com
Falcons WR Batson arrested following altercation with police
ATLANTA — (AP) — Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Cameron Batson was arrested by Atlanta police early Saturday morning and faces multiple charges after allegedly being involved in an altercation with an officer and fleeing the scene. The officer stopped the vehicle and observed that the driver appeared to be intoxicated. The statement said “multiple officers canvassed the area” and arrested Batson, who was trying to hide. The officer and Batson were taken to a local hospital for injuries they received during the altercation. The Falcons said in a statement that they were “aware” of the incident “and are currently gathering information from law enforcement agencies."wftv.com
Falcons practice squad receiver arrested after allegedly failing sobriety test, fighting cop and fleeing
Atlanta Falcons practice squad wide receiver Cameron Batson was arrested Saturday morning, according to the Atlanta Police Department. An officer attempted a field-sobriety test, which Batson reportedly failed. Upon being taken into custody, Batson allegedly tried to fight the officer, per the police report. Batson reportedly fled in his car, crashing it a short distance from where he was pulled over. The team later added Batson to its practice squad.wftv.com
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