ATLANTA (CBS46) – Police have launched video from an officer’s body-worn digital camera exhibiting the second that prompted Sandy Springs police to arrest Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcelle Ozuna throughout a Could 29 home dispute.
The video reveals an officer method Ozuna’s entrance door, which was open. The video briefly reveals Ozuna’s proper hand on his spouse’s neck.
“Get your arms off of her!” the officer shouts. “Get on the bottom, get on the bottom!”
Ozuna complied with the instructions.
With the arrest hanging over his head — plus two dislocated fingers on his left hand – Ozuna didn’t participate because the Braves made their World Collection run.
Ozuna’s spouse, who was arrested herself a yr earlier for allegedly hitting her husband within the face with a cleaning soap dish, informed police that within the Sandy Springs incident, Ozuna took her two cell telephones with out her permission.
The video reveals Ozuna dropping the telephones from his proper hand as he raises his arms to adjust to the officer.
He was initially charged with felonies, together with aggravated assault by strangulation, however the counts had been later diminished to household violence expenses, and he agreed to finish a household intervention program.
Earlier this week, Main League Baseball retroactively suspended Ozuna for 20 video games for violating the league’s home violence coverage. That value him greater than $1.5 million.
The retroactive punishment means Ozuna shall be eligible to return to the Braves subsequent season for the second yr of his $65 million four-year contract.