Marcell Ozuna Arrested
The 31-year-old MLB player was popped by Norcross Police for DUI and failure to maintain a lane.
He was booked into Gwinnett County Jail at 4:39 a.m. Friday morning (August 19).
Atlanta Braves Release Statement
The Braves organization has released a statement in response to Marcell’s DUI arrest.
“The Atlanta Braves are aware of Marcell Ozuna’s arrest this morning and are still gathering all the facts pertaining to the incident. Our organization takes these matters very seriously and are obviously disappointed by the situation. As this is a legal matter, we will have no further comment until the process is complete.”
Domestic Violence Arrest
Sadly, this isn’t Marcell’s first run-in with the law.
The assault was captured on police body cam footage and was later released by the media.
Marcell agreed to enter a pretrial diversion program which included three to six months of supervision and completion of a 24-week family violence intervention program.
The charges were ultimately dropped, but Marcell was suspended for the rest of the Atlanta Braves season.
Watch the news report below.
Marcell has been released from jail and I pray he gets the help that he needs before he throws everything away!