Arrest Warrant Issued Against Cleveland Browns Odell Beckham Jr.

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Cleveland Browns Odell Beckham Jr.

The security guard at the stadium filed charges of battery against him.

The LSU Tigers' national championship victory over Clemson on Monday in New Orleans prompted major celebrations in the locker room and as a result of which the players lit up cigars inside the locker room. The security officer requested them to put it off but the players got carried away in their joy. It was then that Odell Beckham Jr. was caught in camera slapping the behind of the officer as a result of which a complaint was filed.

As reported by ESPN, Louisiana law against battery could imply a fine of $1,000, 6 months in prison, or both depending upon the severity of the case. The victory celebrations also showed Odell distributing cash to LSU players and the university released a statement saying: "We are aware of the situation regarding Odell Beckham Jr. interacting with LSU student-athletes and others unaffiliated with the team following the championship game Monday night. Initial information suggested bills that were exchanged were novelty bills. Information and footage reviewed since shows apparent cash may have also been given to LSU student-athletes."

The statement further said: "We were in contact with the NCAA and the SEC immediately upon learning of this situation in which some of our student-athletes may have been placed in a compromising position. We are working with our student-athletes, the NCAA and the SEC in order to rectify the situation."

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