Dante Fowler arrested in Florida

Jaguars DE Dante Fowler was arrested in St. Petersburg, Florida on Tuesday night. Fowler was charged with simple battery and mischief, according to St. Petersburg PD.

Fowler posted bond and was released.

According to The Florida Times-Union:

According to the police report and statement, Fowler was driving in an apartment complex at approximately 6:20 p.m. when a man walking “made a comment about Fowler’s driving.”Fowler stopped and exited his car and exchanged words with the man before the police report said Fowler “was observed punching the victim by an independent witness.”  The victim’s prescription glasses fell to the ground and Fowler was, “alleged to have stomped on the glasses.” Fowler then took the man’s grocery bag, “with recently purchased liquor,” and threw it in a nearby lake.

The 22-year-old Fowler was the third-overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Fowler had four sacks and 32 tackles last season with the Jaguars.


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