NFL star Richard Sherman speaks out after arrest

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What did Richard Sherman get arrested for?

Sherman was charged with criminal trespass in the second degree with a domestic-violence element; reckless endangerment of roadway crews, driving under the influence, resisting arrest and malicious mischief with a domestic-violence element. CBSSports.comRichard Sherman arrest: Veteran cornerback pleads not guilty to five charges stemming from Seattle incident

What team is Richard Sherman on?

What's shocking is that the athlete was NFL cornerback Richard Sherman, widely revered as a team and community leader who played critical roles in guiding both the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. Los Angeles TimesRichard Sherman vows to get help for uncharacteristic behavior

When did Richard Sherman get arrested?

Richard Sherman arrest timeline Sherman was arrested at 6:08 a.m. PT July 14. He was denied bail. An extreme risk protection order was entered against him earlier in the year. Sporting NewsRichard Sherman arrested: What to know about the charges facing NFL free agent

Did Richard Sherman go to jail?

Richard Sherman Arrested After Dispute at In-Laws' House. ... Sherman, 33, who has been in a county jail in Seattle since Wednesday morning, has not been charged or arraigned. He will most likely appear in court on Thursday. Sherman does not have an agent, and members of his immediate family did not respond to phone calls. The New York TimesRichard Sherman, N.F.L. Cornerback, Arrested

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Moment 'drunk' Richard Sherman rams his father-in-law's door after NFL pro tried to break in

Daily Mail 17 July, 2021 - 10:11pm

By Christopher Eberhart and Natasha Anderson For Dailymail.Com and Associated Press

Richard Sherman is seen on a security camera trying to break into this father-in-law's home by violently throwing his 6-foot-3-inch, 200-plus pound body into the front door while yelling, 'Come through, b***h.'

The video outside his father-in-law Raymond Moss's Redmond, Washington home showed the 33-year-old NFL star raging out control and trying to bust down the door Wednesday evening. 

Although it's unclear why he was trying to get it, he kept throwing his shoulder into the door over and over again until he finally stepped away and yelled at Moss from the porch. 

Sherman reportedly drank two bottles of liquor and threatened to kill himself before he was finally arrested after this interaction. 

He was charged with four misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor charges: second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree malicious mischief, resisting arrest and driving under the influence of alcohol. 

But he avoids felony charges after initially being booked on domestic-violence burglary.

The judge released Sherman after his court appearance and said he's not have contact with his father-in-law. 

Sherman's wife, Ashley, was in the courtroom Thursday. 

'My kids were not harmed in the incident. He's a good person and this is not his character,' Ashley told the Seattle Times. 'I want people to know no one was injured.'

Richard Sherman, a NFL star, is seen on surveillance camera yelling at his father-in-law to 'come through, b***h'

The video outside his father-in-law Raymond Moss's Redmond, Washington home showed the 33-year-old NFL star raging out control and trying to bust down the door Wednesday evening 

He's seen getting angrier and ramming his 6-foot-3-inch, 200-plus pound body into the body

Ashley (left) Richard Sherman's wife, sits with another woman during a hearing about her husband at King County District Court, Washington on July 15

Ashley Sherman (left), pictured during her husband Richard Sherman's court appearance, told the Seattle Times, 'My kids were not harmed in the incident. He's a good person and this is not his character'

Judge Fa'amomoi Masaniai looks on during a hearing for Sherman at King County District Court, Washington on on July 15. He released Sherman with conditions, which include avoiding drugs and alcohol and staying away from his father-in-law 

Raymond Moss told investigators that the former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star partially broke in the door.  

According to the statement Moss gave police, his family was yelled out in fear as he demanded Sherman stop.

'I told him to stop. I armed myself with my handgun at this time fearing for the safety of myself and my family,' Moss told authorities when Sherman was arrested. 

Sherman's wife called 911 late Tuesday to report that he was being belligerent, had threatened to kill himself and was driving away after drinking two bottles of hard alcohol. 

'I need officers to my house now,' Moss told the 911 operator. 'My husband is drunk and threatened to kill himself.'

Police say Sherman had crashed his car in a construction zone around 1:30am, about half-an-hour before the attempted break-in. 

A 911 caller told dispatchers that an apparently intoxicated driver drove into the closed construction zone and struck a barricade as he drove off, causing significant damage on the driver's side before becoming completely disabled. 

During Thursday's hearing - which Sherman was not required to attend - a judge agreed to release him on his own recognizance because this was his first offense.  

Raymond Moss (left), father-in-law of Richard Sherman (right), says he armed himself with a handgun and fired pepper-spray at the NFL pro in effort to protect his family as Sherman drunkenly tried to break down the door of his family's home

Sherman´s wife, Ashley Moss (right), called 911 late Tuesday to report that he was being belligerent, had threatened to kill himself and drove after drinking two bottles of hard alcohol

Moss told investigators that Sherman partially broke in the door of the family home (pictured above) by repeatedly ramming it with his shoulder. He also banged on the door repeatedly and called out, 'Come through, Ray!' in a hostile and threatening tone

'I see Mr. Sherman is a pillar in this community, he's a business owner, he's a husband, he's a father... I'm gonna release Mr. Sherman,' Superior Court Judge Fa'amomoi Masaniai said.

The judge placed several conditions on Sherman's release - including that he have no contact with his father-in-law and that he avoid drinking alcohol and doing drugs.  

When asked about the incident, Ashley Moss told The Seattle Times that she wouldn't be making any formal statements. However, she did note that her husband did not harm anyone. 

When asked about the incident, Ashley Moss said she wouldn't be making any formal statements, but did note that her husband (pictured with his kids, left, and wife, right) did not harm anyone

Sherman (above) is facing several charges, including one on suspicion of resisting arrest, malicious mischief and burglary domestic violence

Wednesday's arrest comes after King County prosecutors and the sheriff obtained an 'extreme risk protection order' for Sherman in February. 

A judge determined Sherman posed a danger to himself or others and barred him from having guns.

Details of the case were sealed, and it was not immediately clear if any weapons had been seized from him.

Sherman became a Seattle sports legend during seven seasons with the Seahawks. 

The cornerback was a star in their run to a 2014 Super Bowl victory, making a game-saving play to deflect a pass in the NFC Championship Game against the 49ers.

He left the Seahawks after the 2017 season and played three seasons with San Francisco. He is now a free agent.

Prior to the attempted break-in, Sherman allegedly crashed his car in a construction zone in the area of Highway 520 near the exit for 148th Ave

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NFL's Sherman 'remorseful,' pleads not guilty

Associated Press 17 July, 2021 - 10:11pm

Sam Farmer: Richard Sherman vows to get help for uncharacteristic behavior

Colorado Springs Gazette 17 July, 2021 - 10:11pm

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LOS ANGELES — The scenario was depressingly unsurprising. A professional athlete accused of being intoxicated and abandoning his crashed car, walking to the home of his in-laws, attempting to force his way inside, and fighting with police who ultimately needed to use a K-9 to subdue him.

What’s shocking is that the athlete was NFL cornerback Richard Sherman, widely revered as a team and community leader who played critical roles in guiding both the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl.

Throughout his decade-long NFL career, Sherman has rankled some people with his emotional play and outspoken comments, yet unquestionably has commanded respect throughout the league. His unlikely rise from Compton to Stanford — where he switched from wide receiver to defensive back — and from the fifth round of the 2012 draft to five-time All-Pro, took place while spending a lot of time and effort uplifting his community, was the stuff of pro football lore.

He became a free agent this offseason, a man without a team for the first time, but there were no widely known hints that his personal life was on the verge of implosion. However, according to reports in the wake of his arrest, King County prosecutors and the sheriff obtained an “extreme risk protection order” for Sherman in February, barring him from having guns because a judge had determined he posed a danger to himself or others. Details of the case were sealed.

We do know the details police have provided about the Tuesday night incident, how Sherman had threatened suicide, had consumed two bottles of hard alcohol, was pepper-sprayed as he tried to force his way into the home in the Seattle suburb of Redmond. The chilling 911 call of his wife, Ashley, is in the public domain.

But so much of this story remains fodder for interpretation and speculation. Did the incident stem from depression? Substance abuse? A brain injury? None of those? All three? Whichever, it’s undeniably a sad and troubling chapter in a storied career.

After a hearing Thursday, Sherman was released from custody without bail and under orders that he not have contact with his father-in-law, use alcohol or nonprescription drugs, or possess a weapon. On Friday, he pleaded not guilty to five misdemeanor charges stemming from his arrest.

“I see Mr. Sherman as a pillar in this community,” Judge Fa’amomoi Masaniai said during Thursday’s hearing. “He’s a business owner, a husband, he’s a father. I’m going to release Sherman on his own promise to return to court.”

Sherman offered a few hints in his social media apology Friday, in which he made fleeting reference to unspecified problems he has encountered recently.

“I am deeply remorseful for my actions on Tuesday night,” he wrote. “I behaved in a manner I am not proud of. I have been dealing with some personal challenges over the last several months, but that is not an excuse for how I acted. … I appreciate all of the people who have reached out in support of me and my family, including our community here in Seattle. I am grateful to have such an amazing wife, family and support system to lean on during this time.”

Sherman rose to prominence as a bombastic playmaker in Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary, a particular strength of coach Pete Carroll’s championship teams. He’s the third member of that unit to run afoul of the law or encounter extreme life turbulence since those glory days.

In 2018, former Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Browner was sentenced to eight years in a California prison after pleading no contest to attempted murder and two misdemeanor counts of cruelty to a child. Prosecutors charged him with breaking into a former girlfriend’s home in La Verne, chasing and dragging her, then smothering her in a carpet while her two young children were present.

Last year, the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of former Seahawks star Earl Thomas two days after the seven-time Pro Bowl safety got into an on-field altercation with teammate Chuck Clark. The Ravens, who had signed Thomas to a $10 million guaranteed salary, said his personal conduct had adversely affected the team.

The latest news surrounding Sherman is among the NFL’s saddest, most disturbing — and most shocking — turn of events this year.

“The importance of mental and emotional health is extremely real,” he said in his statement, “and I vow to get the help I need.”

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Richard Sherman Enters Plea After Facing 5 Misdemeanor Charges

The Spun 17 July, 2021 - 10:57am

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Free-agent cornerback Richard Sherman faced his first court date on Friday, entering pleas for five misdemeanor charges resulting from his arrest in Redmond, Washington earlier this week.

According to multiple sources, Sherman has pleaded not guilty on all charges.

Documents filed by the King County attorney’s office on Friday outlined the charges from Wednesday morning’s troubling events: two domestic violence counts, criminal trespass in the second degree, malicious mischief in the third degree, resisting arrest, driving while under the influence and reckless endangerment of roadway workers, per ESPN.

Sherman was originally hit with multiple felony charges after his arrest, but each of those charges have been downgraded to misdemeanors punishable up to 90 days in jail, or one year for gross misdemeanors. Earlier this week, the NFL veteran was released without bail after the judge recognized him as a “pillar in the community.”

Sherman spoke publicly on the issue for the first time on Friday, posting a message on his Twitter saying he was “deeply remorseful” for his actions and vowed to get the help he needs during this time of mental and emotional distress. His wife, Ashley, was by his side during yesterday’s court date.

Early on Wednesday morning, the allegedly intoxicated 33 year old attempted to break into his wife’s parent’s home northeast of Seattle — crashing through a highway construction zone on the drive over. On the leaked 911 dispatch call, Ashley indicated that Sherman threatened to kill himself on multiple occasions that night.

Countless people have come out in support of Sherman in wake of these recent events, including his most recent 49ers squad. Calling them “good people,” San Francisco GM John Lynch reached out and offered support to the former Niners star and his family.

Sherman’s next scheduled hearing is Aug. 13.

Matt is a writer at The Spun.

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Judge orders Richard Sherman to be released on bail-he later shares a statement about his arrest - Florida News Times

Floridanewstimes.com 16 July, 2021 - 04:00pm

by Associated PressAt a hearing held Thursday, Judge Faamomoi Masaniai of the King County District Court allegedly committed Richard’s “resistance to criminal trespassing, malicious mischief, drunk driving, and arrest.” I found the cause.

The judge rejected the prosecutor’s request to set his deposit at $ 10,000 and continued to call him a “community pillar,” assuming he would be released because this was his first arrest. Stated. Richard was ordered not to contact his father-in-law and not to consume alcohol or over-the-counter medications.

After the hearing, his wife Ashley Sherman issued a statement stating: I promise to help Richard get the support and care he needs. Richard has always been a loving father and husband. And we look forward to seeing him at home with his family. “

Police reported that Richard was drunk, hostile, and talked about killing himself when he left home on Tuesday. The wife warned the authorities to stop him. The next day, he crashed a car in a construction area along the highway and was arrested after trying to go to his house-in-law.

On Friday afternoon, Richard issued a statement about his arrest, thanking his loved ones for their support and that he would get help for his mental and emotional health. I admitted.

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Former King County Sheriff explains way receiver handled 911 call from Richard Sherman's wife

MyNorthwest.com 16 July, 2021 - 01:19pm

After the 911 call from Richard Sherman’s wife was made public, KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson noticed many people criticized the call receiver for what they viewed to be unprofessional behavior.

But, knowing a call receiver’s job and what they’re trained to do, former King County Sheriff John Urquhart says they did nothing wrong.

“It was a very serious incident as it turned out. But of course, the call receiver, when that first call came in from the wife, she doesn’t know that,” Urquhart said. “She doesn’t know what’s going on. Doesn’t know how serious it is. It certainly could have been much more serious. So there’s certain information that she has to get, and it’s absolutely critical that she gets that information quickly.”

The difficulty is that 911 call receivers are often speaking to someone who is upset and in crisis, but they are trained to get certain information that they can pass along to dispatchers and to police.

“The caller, who was obviously very, very upset, understandably, wants to talk about one thing and the call receiver wants to get information on something else,” Urquhart said. “And that means that the call receiver has to take control of that situation. Oftentimes, quite frankly, they come across as rude.”

The call receiver’s job, as Urquhart explained, is to gather the information, put it in the system, and send it to the dispatcher, who then dispatches the police.

“[The call receiver and dispatcher are] sitting fairly close together but on separate sides of the room, basically, and they communicate back and forth via the computer,” he said.

Urquhart did, however, understand the complaints from some listeners who felt like Sherman’s wife did not receive any compassion on the other end.

“I think that’s probably true. There was no compassion because of the urgent need to get information,” he said. “And what she was trying to do is just get Richard Sherman’s wife to stop, take a breath, and listen, and get that key information out. The key information was A: What’s your address? Where are you? Because if I don’t have your address, I can’t help you. And number two, are there any weapons there so (the dispatcher) can protect the officers, the deputies that are responding. That’s absolutely critical.”

“You really don’t have time to stop, and I guess I would call it hand-holding, as terrible as that sounds — you have to get the information,” he added.

Urquhart says when he listened to the call, he had no problems with how the receiver handled it.

“Remember, all this information is coming in and it’s not like she’s sitting there waiting for — the call receiver — sitting there waiting for the call to end,” Urquhart said. “She is typing continuously. She is sending information to the dispatcher basically simultaneously as she’s talking on the phone, and the dispatcher then has already dispatched the deputies to whatever address she had even without all the information yet.”

His message for anyone calling 911 is to slow down, though he admits that’s easier said than done.

“It doesn’t really matter what I’m going to say because if you’re in in a crisis situation and you’re calling 911, it’s hard to do what I’m going to tell you to do. What I’m going to say is take a deep breath, slow down, and just listen to what the call receiver asks you and give her or him that information,” he said. “Just slow down. But I understand how difficult it is.”

Urquhart added that as part of his training, he sat for eight hours with a call receiver and a dispatcher.

“I got to tell you, I walked away from that with a whole new respect for what they do. As far as I’m concerned, if you look at a police department, those two jobs are the toughest jobs day in and day out. Much more difficult than what a patrol officer what a police officer does,” he said.

“It’s so difficult because of the calls they get, what they have to deal with on the phone. Remember, they’re the first person talking to some, God knows what it could be, a mass shooting or DV like this,” he added. “They have a fantastically tough job and they do a great job of it. And I think this call receiver, both of them, the one that took the uncle’s call a little bit later, they did a great job. Bottom line.”

Urquhart says they never know what’s going to be happening on the other end of the line when they pick up the phone.

“They pick up the phone and they don’t know if it’s someone calling about an abandoned vehicle or they’ve walked in on a dead child,” he said. “They don’t know what’s gonna be on the other end of that call. It’s exceedingly difficult, and they certainly do the best they can. And I think they do a great job, and I think this particular call receiver did just fine. I have no complaints whatsoever.”

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