On December 26, Indianapolis Colts player Drew Ogletree was involved in an altercation that resulted in his arrest. The incident took place after authorities were called to respond to reports of a fight between two adults. Upon arriving at the scene, officers detained Ogletree and transferred a victim to the hospital.
Arrest and Statement from the Colts
A warrant for Ogletree’s arrest was issued on Thursday, and he surrendered himself to authorities the following day. In response to the allegations, the Indianapolis Colts released a statement expressing their awareness of the situation. The team emphasized that they take such matters seriously and have notified the NFL. They are currently gathering more information and will not provide further comment at this time.
Details of the Incident
According to a probable cause affidavit, the 25-year-old player is accused of body-slamming the victim to the ground. Ogletree reportedly told the police that the victim had attempted to smack him before he retaliated by pushing them down. Conversely, the victim informed the authorities that they had only tried to smack Ogletree.
Ogletree’s Football Career
Drew Ogletree is currently in his second season with the Indianapolis Colts, having made his NFL debut in September. The 2022 sixth-round draft pick has played in 12 games this season, accumulating nine catches for 147 yards and two touchdowns.