Breaking: MLB player Bruce Maxwell, who kneeled for anthem, was just arrested for a very serious crime

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, who made national headlines for being the only Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem, was arrested for a very serious crime Saturday night.

What happened?
According to TMZ Sports, which first reported the news, Maxwell was arrested at 6:08 p.m. MST in Scottsdale, Arizona, at his home.

Police say Maxwell allegedly pointed a gun at a female food delivery driver. It’s not clear how the incident unfolded or what precipitated to Maxwell allegedly pulling a gun on the woman.

What is he being charged with?
According to TMZ, Maxwell has been booked on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct.

The first charge is very serious and is considered a Class 2 felony in Arizona. It carries a penalty of 36 to 150 months in prison, depending on the mitigating and aggravating circumstances of the crime.

Maxwell is currently in jail awaiting his initial appearance before a judge, where he will be arraigned and receive bail. He was projected to be the Athletics’ starting catcher next season.

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