NYDailyNewsA’s catcher Bruce Maxwell allegedly aimed a gun at a female delivery driver Saturday evening and was arrested for aggravated assault. Maxwell was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. local time at his house in Scottsdale, Ariz., for the incident, according to TMZ. On top of the aggravated assault charge, Maxwell was also booked for disorderly conduct. In September, Maxwell, who comes from a military family and was born on a military base, became the first MLB player to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Earlier this month, the catcher claimed a pro-Trump waiter denied him service at a restaurant in Alabama because of his protest.
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct in Scottsdale, Arizona after he aimed a gun at a female food delivery driver at his home, although what led up to Maxwell Pointing the gun at the woman is unclear at this time. This arrested is obviously not good timing, as Bruce Maxwell became the first MLB player to kneel for the National Anthem in protest, and has been outspoken against President Trump. So the first baseball player to become a social justice warrior and take a stand now has been arrested on serious charges and may be spending time behind bars.