Former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home, authorities said Tuesday.
Police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Incognito was being held on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of threats and disorderly conduct.
It was unclear if Incognito had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.
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More details from Scottsdale police: Richie Incognito damaged property in funeral home and threatened to retrieve guns and shoot employees https://t.co/c7NdazN00N
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 21, 2018
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) August 21, 2018
08/18/18 I regret to inform you that my father ARMY AIRBORNE RANGER RICHARD DOMINICK DEJASA HAS PASSED 😢 Keep “my family” in your prayers 😎✝️🇺🇸🦅
— Richie Incognito (@68INCOGNITO) August 19, 2018
Here is the statement from Scottsdale, AZ police about Richie Incognito’s arrest Monday. pic.twitter.com/BtYPFRR7kH
— Mike Rodak (@mikerodak) August 21, 2018