Seattle Seahawks player booked with second-degree battery in Chalmette

Aldon Smith was arrested in St. Bernard Parish.
Aldon Smith was arrested in St. Bernard Parish.(SBPSO)
Updated: Apr. 21, 2021 at 10:46 AM CDT
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CHALMETTE, La. (WVUE) - The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office booked Seattle Seahawks player Aldon Smith on Thursday with second-degree battery in connection with an incident that occurred April 17 in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said.

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office books Aldon Smith with second degree battery The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office booked Aldon...

Posted by St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Criminal Investigations Bureau issued a warrant for Smith’s arrest after he assaulted a man outside a business in the 8600 block of West Judge Perez Drive in Chalmette.

Smith turned himself in to St. Bernard Parish Prison shortly before 7 p.m. He was booked and released on bond.

Deputies said Smith has family in the New Orleans area. The Seahawks released a statement saying the team is aware of the reports regarding smith but it has no comment while the organization gathers more information.

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