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Kneel-During-Anthem MLB Catcher Maxwell Arrested On Gun Charge

way to go, hero.

is committing a violent crime (towards a woman in this instance) and being punished for it viewed as oppression now?

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Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested in Arizona after a food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her.

Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball to take a knee this year during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.

Scottsdale police said officers went to Maxwell's home Saturday night after getting a call about a person with a gun. Maxwell was booked on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.
Athletics catcher Maxwell arrested in Arizona on gun charge

Updated 11:38 am, Sunday, October 29, 2017

FILE - This 2014 file photo shows Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell. Maxwell was arrested Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a female food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested in Arizona after a food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her.

Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball to take a knee this year during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.

Scottsdale police said officers went to Maxwell's home Saturday night after getting a call about a person with a gun. Maxwell was booked on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.

"We were disappointed to learn of the allegations. We take this situation and ongoing investigation seriously," the A's said in a statement. "We are gathering information from the proper authorities and do not have further comment at this time."

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