Antonio Brown was charged last month by the community in which he lives for destroying a security camera and throwing a bicycle at a security guard on Oct. 15, the Miami Herald cited a police report on Monday.
The Herald reported that Hollywood (Florida) police decided they had probable cause to accuse Brown of criminal mischief, but the president of the Hollywood Oaks homeowners association dismissed the allegations. Reportedly, President Sylvia Burman told police she feared Brown “might retaliate against her employees.”
Burman told the Herald “We’re not afraid” instead of Brown but the Hollywood Oaks board decided the incident was not serious enough to suppress the allegations and that the now-Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver to fix the screwed camera let agreed.
Brown’s spokesperson, Alana Burstyn, told the newspaper that any issues between the Homebuyer Association and Brown “have been resolved completely and amicably, and everyone is just recovering.” He said: “I am not sure who is trying to promote this legend.”
In a second statement sent to the Herald, Bertin said: “Antonio regrets that he lost his cool that day and he made amends with the HOA (Hollywood Oaks Homebuyers Association).
“However, he is rightly concerned that he is targeted by some for misbehaving and improper investigation because he is Antonio Brown. He wants to be a good neighbor, a good citizen and a good partner.”
The Herald reported that the case was closed by the Hollywood Police Department on 5 November.
“We are aware of the incident that was told to Antonio Brown before his signing. When Antonio came with us, we were clear about what we expected and needed from him. Thus, he met all those expectations. That we have. ” Said in a statement released on Monday evening.
Brown has a history of off-field troubles. Prior to joining the Buccaneers, he served an eight-game suspension for multiple violations of the NFL’s personal conduct policy. He has twice been charged with sexual misconduct and is facing a civil suit against one of the accused, whose trial is scheduled to go to trial on December 14-18. He pleaded not guilty to felony with a battery charge in June and two competing misdemeanor charges in connection with a January Hollywood incident with no competition with the moving truck company outside his Hollywood home.
Brown is currently on two years of probation stemming from the January incident. Part of his probation, undergoing a 13-week anger management course, with a psychological evaluation.
Brown has given 10 receptions for 100 yards in two matches played for the Buckeyes this season.
Jenna Line of ESPN contributed to this report.