Offensive lineman Chad Wheeler arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence, waived by Seattle Seahawks

Now-former Seahawks player Chad Wheeler was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence after an incident at a residence in a Seattle suburb, police and court records say.

The incident began at around 9:44 p.m. PT in Kent, Washington, according to Kent Police Department Assistant Chief Jarod Kasner.
Wheeler was booked into the King County Jail on domestic violence charges, mostrano i registri della prigione.
Wheeler, a third-year offensive lineman, wrote on Twitter thatevents happened over the weekend that transpired from a manic episode.
    Wheeler appeared Monday in court, where his bail was set at $ 400,000, secondo gli atti giudiziari. The documents say Wheeler’s father addressed the court, though the minutes of the hearing do not indicate what he said.
    Wheeler was released on bail Tuesday morning, mostrano i registri della prigione. He is prohibited from having contact with the woman, secondo i documenti del tribunale.
    Wheeler’s lawyers, Diego Vargas and Jon Scott Fox, told CNN in an email they are looking into the incident andcannot comment until we have completed our investigation.
    As the allegations involve domestic violence, and Wheeler’s partner has not spoken publicly about the incident, CNN is not naming her at this time.
    Wheeler tweeted he isdeeply sorry for the pain and suffering that I have causedto his partner.
    The most important thing right now is that (lei) gets the care she needs and I get help,” Ha aggiunto. “Both are happening.
    Wheeler also apologizedfor the turmoil that I have caused to my family, compagne di squadra, fans and those closest to meand said he istruly ashamed.
    It is time for me to walk away from football and get the help I need to never again pose a threat to another,” Wheeler ha detto.
    The Seattle Seahawks released a statement saying theyare saddened by the details emerging against Chad Wheeler and strongly condemn this act of domestic violence.
    Our thoughts and support are with the victim,” the team added.
    The Seahawks said in the statement that Wheeler is a free agent and no longer with the team. The NFL listed Wheeler on its waiver wire mercoledì.
    A spokesman for the league told CNN they are aware of the matter, which will be reviewed under the personal conduct policy.
      Wheeler was undrafted out of the University of Southern California and played for the New York Giants from 2017 per 2019, di partenza 19 di 27 Giochi.
      Nel 2020 stagione, he played in five games for the Seahawks.

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