Chiefs’ Willie Gay arrested in misdemeanor criminal damage case ahead of divisional round game with Bills – ZellaNews

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Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay Jr. was arrested Wednesday night time in connection with a misdemeanor criminal damage case, based on the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, by way of KCTV.  The 23-12 months-outdated was arrested round 10:30 p.m. in Overland Park, Kansas, and booked into the Johnson County Detention Center, the place he’s scheduled for arraignment on Thursday afternoon.

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Gay’s consultant, Maxx Lepselter, mentioned he was visiting his son. Gay and his son’s mom obtained into an argument, throughout which he broke her vacuum. 

“No one was touched … past the damaged equipment,” mentioned Lepselter.

Gay was charged with destruction of property of lower than $1,000. Per a District Court of Johnson County affidavit (by way of, the broken property included the vacuum, a wall and door body. The affidavit additionally states that the category B non-particular person misdemeanor “constitutes a home violence offense.” 


Gay is in his second season with the Chiefs after the membership drafted him in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft out of Mississippi State. He began in 11 of his 12 video games performed this season and tallied 48 tackles whereas defending 4 passes and recording two interceptions. Last week in opposition to the Steelers, nevertheless, Gay logged his lowest snap depend of the season, taking part in in simply 25% of the defensive snaps.

Kansas City is about to host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. If the Chiefs advance, it could mark their fourth consecutive convention championship look. Given these circumstances, Gay’s standing for that playoff matchup is presently unclear. 

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