BREAKING: Sean Avery Arrested in California

 

Sean Avery (www.nbcnewyork.com)

Multiple outlets are reporting that early this morning Rangers winger Sean Avery was arrested at his California home and charged with battery of a police officer. The battery charge is a misdemeanor. Avery’s bail was set at $20,000.

TMZ has also picked up the story and the excerpt below goes in to more detail from this morning’s arrest:

According to law enforcement sources, a neighbor called police to complain about the noise coming from Avery’s home. When police arrived at about 1:00 AM, we’re told Avery answered the door … then shoved a cop and slammed the door behind him.

Police then knocked again, and we’re told Avery came to his senses and opened up. According to law enforcement … Avery was extremely cooperative after that, but was still booked for battery on a peace officer.

Very shocking news to wake up to. All the facts haven’t been presented but the one fact remains Avery put his hands on a police officer. There is absolutely so reason to do that; it’s inexcusable. Speculation will begin as to how the Rangers will handle this. While Avery is a pest on the ice, this is the first time I can remember him getting into serious trouble off the ice. Does this cost him his spot on the team? Not likely but only time will tell…

Topics: Arrested, Battery, Los Angeles, Misdemeanor, NBC, New York Rangers, Police, Sean Avery, TMZ

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