Joey Porter will not face charges stemming from his arrest last Saturday, according to KERO Bakersfield. The NFL All-Decade linebacker was accused of drunk driving and assaulting a police officer while resisting arrest near a Bakersfield, Calif. Taco Bell.
A supervising district attorney explained, "Based upon the information that was provided to us by the CHP, we did not believe that there would be a reasonable likelihood that a jury would find Mr. Porter guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of the allegations."
It was reported yesterday that the arresting officer was under investigation for possible brutality offenses after Porter said he was manhandled by the police. A lawyer for the linebacker, who recently signed with the Arizona Cardinals, revealed that the officer was arrested last October for drunk driving.
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