Marcell Ozuna arrest video released after Braves player gets 20-game retroactive ban

The Sandy Springs Police Department released the video of the May 29, 2021, 逮捕.

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Get your hands off her, get on the ground!” the responding officer in the video is heard yelling at Ozuna.

The Braves outfielder was arrested in May and initially charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and misdemeanor battery, 警方当时说.

TMZ体育 reported the charges were later reduced to misdemeanor family violence and the MLB player entered into a pretrial diversion program in September to close out the case. He was ordered to complete at least 200 hours of community service and take an anger management course as well as being placed under supervision for six months.

In a booking report from the Sandy Springs Police Department obtained by TMZ Sports, Ozuna’s wife, Genesis Guzman, says the argument began when Ozunatook both her cellphones from the bathroom while she showered without her consent.

He refused to return them and allegedlythreatened to kill her.

Marcell Ozuna was arrested in May

Marcell Ozuna was arrested in May (Sandy Springs, 嘎. 警察)

根据 报告, she took his phone and called the police but proceeded to follow him outside. She went back inside and grabbed alarge kitchen knifefor protection while the two continued to argue.

The Braves outfielder appeared to be choking his wife as an officer walked in.

The Braves outfielder appeared to be choking his wife as an officer walked in. (Sandy Springs, 嘎. 警察)

Major League Baseball placed Ozuna on administrative leave after the incident. 在星期一, he was given a retroactive, unpaid, 20-game suspension for violating the league’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.

My office has completed its investigation into the allegations that Marcell Ozuna violated Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy,” MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “Having reviewed the totality of the available evidence, I have concluded that Mr. Ozuna violated our Policy and that discipline is appropriate.

在这个八月. 16, 2020, 档案照片, Atlanta Braves' Marcell Ozuna watches his single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami.

在这个八月. 16, 2020, 档案照片, Atlanta BravesMarcell Ozuna watches his single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. (美联社照片/ Lynne Sladky, 文件)

The Braves added: “Any instance of domestic violence is unacceptable, and we fully support the decision by the Commissioner’s Office regarding Marcell. We are encouraged to know that Marcell has accepted full responsibility for his actions and is taking the necessary measures to learn and grow from the situation.

福克斯新闻’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.

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