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Jason Micheals Arrested for Punching Cop

Jul 3, 2005, 8:17 PM EDT

Jason Micheals got arrested for assaulting a cop last night in Old City following the Live 8 happenings earlier in the day.  ESPN:

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Jason Michaels was arrested early Sunday after allegedly punching a uniformed police officer outside a city nightclub.

 

Jason Michaels


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Philadelphia Phillies

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2005 SEASON STATISTICS
GM HR RBI R OBP AVG
55 3 18 27 .408 .297

Michaels,
29, spent nine hours in custody before he was released on his own
recognizance at about noon, Philadelphia police Cpl. Jim Pauley said.

"He
punched a Philadelphia police officer and wrestled him to the ground,
in the process ripping the police officer’s shirt," Pauley said. "It
took four officers to control him."