The Superdome police officer at the receiving finish of a butt slap from Odell Beckham Jr. isn’t urgent fees towards the Cleveland Browns receiver, more than one shops reported Saturday.
Jan 13, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers former participant Odell Beckham, Jr. reacts at the box whilst in attendance prior to the School Soccer Playoff nationwide championship recreation towards the Clemson Tigers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Obligatory Credit score: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports activities
The 48-year-old lieutenant signed a testimony pointing out he didn’t want to pursue any fees, in keeping with legislation enforcement assets.
On Thursday, New Orleans police acquired a warrant for Beckham on a misdemeanor rate of straightforward battery after he was once videotaped slapping the rear finish of the officer within the LSU locker room following the Tigers’ nationwide championship win towards Clemson on Monday.
It continues to be observed if the New Orleans police rescind the warrant, which ESPN experiences may just occur once this weekend.
In keeping with NOLA.com, the officer have been making an attempt to implement a no-smoking coverage within the locker room by way of telling avid gamers to extinguish their celebratory cigars.
The officer, who isn’t hired by way of the New Orleans Police Division, holds a distinct fee that will have allowed him to position Beckham beneath arrest. He opted to not because of the locker room’s “jovial setting,” in keeping with NOLA.com.
Beckham, 27, was once within the locker room as a result of he performed for LSU from 2011-13.
Every other video captured Beckham passing out money to a number of Tigers avid gamers in an instant after the sport.
School Soccer Playoff officers have stated they’re going to evaluation their sideline and locker room visitor insurance policies following those incidents.
—Box Stage Media