Video Shows World Number 1 Golfer Scottie Scheffler Being Arrested by Police

Video Shows World Number 1 Golfer Scottie Scheffler Being Arrested by Police

Aviral video shows Scottie Scheffler, the world’s number 1 golfer, under arrest on a felony assault accusation and being led away by two police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 17.

 

You can see the video below. According to VINELink, Scott Alexander Scheffler, 27, was taken into the custody of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections at 7:28 a.m. on May 17 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was released on his own recognizance.

 

Jeff Darlington, ESPN’s NFL reporter, wrote on X, “Breaking News: World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler has been detained by police in handcuffs after a misunderstanding with traffic flow led to his attempt to drive past a police officer into Valhalla Golf Club. The police officer attempted to attach himself to Scheffler’s car, and Scheffler then stopped his vehicle at the entrance to Valhalla.”

 

Darlington continued, “The police officer then began to scream at Scheffler to get out of the car. When Scheffler exited the vehicle, the officer shoved Scheffler against the car and immediately placed him in handcuffs. He is now being detained in the back of a police car.”`

 

The Video Shows a Reporter Interacting With the Officers As They Lead Scottie Scheffler Away/h2?

Here is video that I took of Scheffler being arrested: https://t.co/8UPZKvPCCf pic.twitter.com/9Tbp2tyrJh

 

— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) May 17, 2024

 

“Guys, guys, guys,” a man whose voice appears in the video says as he follows Scheffler, who is wearing shorts and a T-short.

 

An officer tells the man talking to get back. The man speaking reveals he is a reporter. Scheffler is led past a bus.

 

“He’s charged with assault second, criminal mischief, and disregarding an officer’s signals,” the attorney for Scottie Scheffler, Steve Romines, told reporters after the golfer was released from custody. He said the assault charge is a felony.

 

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CNN reported that he is charged “with second-degree assault on a police officer – a felony – along with lesser charges of third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic.”

 

“We will just let it all play out,” he said. “It’s moving pretty fast at this time. We will litigate the case as it comes.”

 

Scottie Scheffler Is Accused of Driving on a Median, Reports Say

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Scottie Scheffler arrest sheet.

 

According to NBC News, Scheffler’s arrest came after he was “seen driving on a median toward the entrance to Valhalla Golf Club, where a PGA championship event was being held. He did not follow an officer’s order to stop, NBC News reported.

 

A PGA of America spokesman told CNN, “As this is an ongoing situation, we will let you know of any updates as they come.”

 

 

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