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NFL Player Richard Sherman Gets Taken Out By K9 During A Fight With Police Officers


One of the most vocal football players in the NFL was taken out by a police K9.

Richard Sherman was taken out by a police K9 after he got into an altercation with  police officers after he allegedly tried to break inside of a family members home.

It’s reported that Sherman allegedly crashed his car in a DUI hit and run incident and then soon after fled to a close by family members house to seek refuge from the police.

The family members didn’t let Sherman inside of the house but instead they called the police on him.

When police arrived Sherman reportedly started an altercation with the officers until finally the police just decided to release their K9 on Sherman and he was immediately was taken out.

Sherman was then charged with burglary and domestic violence.

Espn covered the story and had these details to share:

Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman is facing several charges, including one on suspicion of burglary domestic violence, after he was arrested at his wife’s parents’ residence in Redmond, Washington, early Wednesday.

Redmond Police Department Chief Darrell Lowe said at a news conference Wednesday that Sherman also faces charges of suspicion of resisting arrest and malicious mischief. In addition, Washington State Patrol Capt. Ron Mead said at the news conference that his department is also ready to refer Sherman to prosecutors for possible misdemeanor DUI and hit-and-run charges related to a separate incident Wednesday.

Sherman sustained minor lacerations to a lower leg and ankle and was treated at a local hospital as a result of contact from a police dog, which was used in his apprehension, Lowe said. An officer at the scene also received minor injuries, he said.

Sherman was booked at 6:08 a.m. PT Wednesday at the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle. Records state he was denied bail, but a spokesman for the Redmond Police Department told ESPN that is standard procedure for suspects of domestic violence until they can appear before a judge.

The family members house he was trying to break in was his in-law’s house and his wife made the 911 call after he threatened to kill himself.

Fox News got the scoop too:

Former All-Pro Richard Sherman was arrested early Wednesday morning on a burglary domestic violence charge, but new disturbing details surrounding the arrest emerged later in the afternoon.

The audio of Sherman’s wife, Ashley Moss, calling 911 was obtained by KIRO in Seattle. She explained to the dispatcher that Sherman was drunk and threatened to commit suicide. She added that he was aggressive and physical.

Sherman reportedly tried breaking into his in-laws’ home in Redmond, Washington around 2 a.m., according to Redmond Police Chief Darrell Lowe. Police officers tried to calm the situation down, authorities said. One state trooper developed some kind of rapport with Sherman and told him how he once parked his car while he was working as a valet when he was a teenager.

Lowe stated that the tactics worked, but Sherman fought back once the officers told him that he was under arrest. That’s when police officers summoned a K-9 to take him down. According to the officers, Sherman was taken to the hospital to be examined for any injuries. He was eventually booked into the King County jail in Seattle just after 6 a.m.

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