Haynesworth Formally Charged With Assault

RESTON, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has been formally charged with misdemeanor assault stemming from a road rage incident earlier this month.

Fairfax County police say Haynesworth, 29, and his attorney appeared at a police station Saturday morning. Haynesworth signed a summons warrant charging him with assault and left.

He’s scheduled to appear in court on March 31.

The encounter that led to the charge occurred on Feb. 2. Police said a 38-year-old man told investigators he was assaulted by the driver of a pickup truck who was tailgating him. The driver was later identified as Haynesworth.

Haynesworth’s agent, Chad Speck, has said the player is innocent and that his accuser is seeking fame and money.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • bernard mc kernan

    Couldn’t have happened to a nastier man. Thank you. There is justice for those behemoths that think they are above the law. I hope he never plays again & loses all his money.

    • thanks

      won’t happen its only a misdemeanor..hating is an ugly quality…why are you so mad?

  • bernard mc kernan

    Never said I hated him…….He however is but one of many athletes who carry themselves in an arrogant manner & besides, If you or I did our jobs such as he did, we would be fired & bonus money rescinded.

  • willie man hanging

    Another dumb but rich nigga.

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