Washington Redskins security Montae Nicholson was arrested early Tuesday morning after he and a feminine companion attacked one other couple, in accordance to a Loudoun County police report.
Nicholson was charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public. He was held on a $2,500 secured bond. His companion, Sydney Maggiore, was charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery.
In accordance to the report, deputies responded to studies of a combat in Ashburn, Virginia — minutes from the Redskins’ coaching facility. When deputies arrived, the 2 alleged victims have been nonetheless on the scene. The report states that “an investigation decided the male suspect assaulted the male sufferer, and the feminine suspect struck the feminine sufferer with a bottle and in addition assaulted the male sufferer.”
The report additionally says one of many victims claimed the altercation occurred after the “suspects pulled up in a automobile and honked the horn at them.” Nicholson and Maggiore returned to the scene after deputies arrived. The 2 alleged victims have been handled at a neighborhood hospital for accidents that have been thought of severe however not life-threatening.
Redskins senior vp of communications Tony Wyllie stated in an announcement: “We’re conscious of the arrest of Montae Nicholson. We’re gathering extra data and won’t remark till we’ve additional particulars.”
The Redskins lately attracted consideration once they claimed linebacker Reuben Foster off waivers three days after he was arrested for home violence and subsequently launched by the San Francisco 49ers. Additionally they handled an issue stemming from a non-public Instagram chat involving linebacker Mason Foster during which vulgar language was used. Foster later claimed a number of the statements have been his however the remaining have been from his cousin dealing with the account.
Nicholson, a fourth-round choose in 2017, began the primary seven video games for Washington this season. However he misplaced his beginning job when the Redskins acquired Ha Ha Clinton-Dix from the Inexperienced Bay Packers. Since Clinton-Dix arrived, Nicholson has performed a mixed 22 snaps from scrimmage, with solely 4 within the final six video games and none within the final 4.
Washington (7-7) snapped a four-game dropping streak in Jacksonville on Sunday and stays alive within the playoff race. The Redskins play at Tennessee on Saturday.