NFL Player Malik McDowell Arrested For Indecent Exposure
Broward County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest NFL Player Malik McDowell For Indecent Exposure And Beating A Deputy
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has arrested NFL player Malik McDowell. Police have charged him with indecent exposure and beating a deputy. He attacked the deputy in a violent manner that left the officer dazed. McDowell is a defensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns,
The BSO says McDowell charged at the deputy at full speed with closed fist. Thus, leaving the deputy injured.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office arrested McDowell in Deerfield Beach on Monday. They charged him with exposing himself in public and resisting arrest with violence. In addition, police charged him with battery on a law enforcement officer.
The court has scheduled a preliminary hearing for McDowell this week.
The incident report states that Sheriff’s deputies reported that they got a call of a naked man walking near a school.
Police arrived at the scene and confronted McDowell.
McDowell then charged the deputies like he blocking an opposing teams offensive line. The deputy wrote in this report that he was unable to avoid the confrontation. He also stated he was unable to use his weapon, or to de-escalation the situation. However, the deputy did attempt to fight back. Unfortunately, McDowell fled.
McDowell is 6-foot-6 and 295 pounds. He played in 15 games and recorded 33 tackles and 3.0 sacks. In addition, he also recovered a fumble for the Browns this season.
The Tragedy And Arrests Of NFL Player Malik McDowell
The 25-year-old was seeking a second chance in the NFL.
McDowell was a second-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in 2017 out of Michigan State.
He was involved in an ATV accident weeks before training camp. Sehawks coaching staff put hin on the injured list for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
Police in Michigan arrested McDowell in September 2017 for DUI. Atlanta Police arrested McDowell in December 2017. This time they charged him with disorderly conduct in connection with a nightclub incident.
McDowell also spent the 2018 season on Seattle’s injured list.
Police arrested McDowell again in February 2019. Authorities charged him again for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Police also charged with resisting arrest and assault. Seattle released him one month later in March 2019. The NFL gave him a two-game suspension.
Police arrested McDowell in 2019 with receiving and concealing stolen property after he caught with a stolen pickup truck.