St. Petersburg Police Arrest Jaguars Defensive End
The arrest came after a scuffle with someone who criticized his driving, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
ST. PETERSBURG – Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler is accused of hitting a man who criticized his driving, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Fowler, 22, of Jacksonville, was charged with one count each of simple battery and criminal mischief. Both charges are misdemeanors.
Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex, 11150 4th St. N about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 18) when a man walking in thecomplex made a comment about Fowler’s driving.
Police said Fowler got out of his car and exchanged words with the man. Fowler hit the man, knocked off his glasses and stepped on them. He then took the victim’s grocery bag, with recently purchased liquor, and threw it in a lake.
The victim was not injured.
For information about the St. Petersburg Police Department, go to police.stpete.org.
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