In an audio of the emergency call, obtained by ESPN, Richard Sherman was described as “drunk and belligerent” during the episode that led to his arrest Wednesday morning.
Richard Sherman he was intoxicated and threatened to kill himself during a confrontation with family members prior to his arrest Wednesday morning in a suburb of Seattle, according to a 911 call by a person who identified herself as the wife of the free agent cornerback.
Audio from the 911 call, which would have been carried out by the wife of Sherman, Ashley Moss, was obtained by ABC News Y ESPN Thursday morning.
The person who made the call described Sherman as “drunk and belligerent”, and said he was “threatening to kill himself”. The person, who identified himself at one point as “Ashley Sherman“He also said that Sherman he was “being aggressive,” he fought with his uncle, and “texted people, stating that he would hang himself.”
On the call, the person can be heard trying to prevent Sherman leaves the residence, saying, “RichardPlease stop. “He also told 911 that Sherman drank two bottles of alcohol.
At one point in the call, the person asked that the police be informed, “Please don’t shoot,” and that Sherman He told him that he would fight the police if they came.
In a subsequent call to 911, the person said that she thought that Sherman He was on his way to the cornerman’s in-laws’ home in Redmond, Washington, which is less than 30 miles from the couple’s home in Maple Valley.
Sherman He faces multiple charges after authorities said he hit his truck in a construction zone, tried to break into his in-laws’ home, and then fought with police officers, who employed a canine unit to apprehend him. He was booked on Wednesday morning at the King County Correctional Facility de Seattle. State records show he was denied bail, but a spokesman for the Redmond Police Department told ESPN that this is standard procedure for suspects of domestic violence, until they can appear in front of a judge.
The audience of Sherman It will not happen until the afternoon of this Thursday. The judge will determine if there was probable cause for your arrest, and will set bail.
Moss told The Seattle Times on Wednesday that Sherman “He didn’t hurt anyone.”
“My children were not harmed in the incident,” he said. Moss daily. “He is a good person, and this is not in his character. We are fine, just trying to get him out. I want people to know that no one was hurt.”
The robbery charge includes a domestic violence component, because it occurred in the home of relatives. Sherman He did not enter the home and did not hit or attempt to hit any family member, according to authorities. The charge for malicious damage is in relation to the damage suffered by the front door.
The Washington State Patrol received a separate 911 call around 1:26 a.m. Pacific time regarding a driver under the influence, after Sherman he allegedly drove his truck into a closed construction zone. The call was made by a worker in the construction zone, the captain said Wednesday. Ron Mead from the state police, noting, “We are very fortunate that there were no injuries.”
Police responded and found the vehicle, which had sustained “significant” damage, to the driver’s side as a result of contact with a barrier, in a nearby parking lot. They did a search of the license plates of the vehicle, and determined that it was registered in the name of Sherman.
In his efforts to locate Sherman, the Washington State Patrol was alerted to the incident where police were solicited in Redmond, and they went to the site to assist in the arrest.
Officials and state troops tried to calm the situation, trying to start a conversation with Sherman. an officer related to Sherman how, as a teenager, he worked as a valet and once parked his car.
The Chief of the Redmond Police Department, Darrell Lowe, said the situation between Sherman and the police turned around after being informed that they had probable cause to place him under arrest. At that point, he began to walk away quickly, and fought with the police officers who were trying to take him into custody; a canine unit officer who was serving as support released the dog to try to subdue him. Sherman suffered minor cuts to his leg, caused by the animal, and was treated at the hospital before being taken to jail.
The Washington State Patrol obtained a search warrant for a blood sample and obtained it from Sherman, He said Mead. Those results are pending. Lowe He said police were able to detect a “smell of alcoholic beverage on his breath.”
ShermanThe 33-year-old completed his third season with the San Francisco 49ers in 2020 after spending the first seven seasons of his career with the Seattle Seahawks.
The NFL reported Wednesday that “we investigate any incident involving the authorities and if there is a violation of the personal conduct policy, the player will face disciplinary action.”
Sherman also serves as vice chairman of the executive committee of the NFL Players Association..
“We have been informed of an arrest made last night of one of our leading players for an alleged domestic incident and we have activated our domestic violence crisis protocol for the protection and support of all those involved,” said the NFLPA it’s a statement. “We will follow up on the events as we learn about the facts.”
Sherman has been selected to five Pro Bowls and it’s a three times All-Pro first team after 10 seasons of NFL.
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