Cincinnati Bengals RB Mark Walton Arrested On Battery Charge

first_imgA look at the sky during a Miami-Syracuse game.MIAMI GARDENS, FL – OCTOBER 21: A general view of Hard Rock Stadium during a game between the Miami Hurricanes and the Syracuse Orange on October 21, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)Late Friday night, police reportedly arrested Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton. According to multiple reports, police arrested the backup running back on a charge of misdemeanor battery.According to a report from David Ovalle of the Miami Herald, Walton was taken into custody outside of his Bickrell condo. Ovalle reported the former Miami Hurricanes star already posted bond.Walton allegedly engaged in an argument with a couple near his condo before police arrived and he was arrested.Here’s more from the Miami Herald.Police said Walton’s car was obstructing the entrance to the building’s parking garage. Another couple in a car trying to get into the garage asked him to move the car and an argument ensued.The woman started recording Walton with her cellphone camera and he grew angry and snatched the phone from her, according to a police spokeswoman. He and the woman got into a tussle, both suffering scratches in the altercation, police said.Walton is a former college football star, who shined for the Miami Hurricanes before entering the NFL.The Cincinnati Bengals selected Walton in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL draft.He saw limited action for the Bengals this season, rushing for just 34 yards on 14 carries.[Miami Herald]last_img read more

Rameswaram fishermen strike against Lankan navy

Every time the Lankan navy confiscated a boat, families of the boat owner, five fishermen who worked in the boat and those engaged in offloading and transportation lost their livelihood. The Lankan authorities have confiscated 55 fishing boats so far this year, he said.Last year, the Lankan navy had confiscated more than 80 boats and after they were released the State government helped to bring back the boats, spending about Rs One lakh per boat but 18 boats could not be salvaged, he pointed out. The fishermen are feared drowned as the search teams, including INS Parundu, the Indian naval air station and the Mandapam station of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) could not trace them so far, P Sesu Raja, leader of a fishermen association said and urged the government to pay compensation to the families. Fishermen in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu launched an indefinite strike yesterday demanding that the authorities trace four fishermen, who went missing after their boat sank on November 29 and also protested against repeated arrests by the Sri Lankan navy.As decided at the meeting of 11 fishermen associations on Tuesday, about 4,000 fishermen struck work after anchoring the 750-odd mechanised boats at the fishing jetty, The Hindu newspaper reported. The four fishermen, Sudalaimani, Anthonysamy, Ramasamy and Muniasamy were fishing south off the Katchatheevu islet at the early hours of November 29 when their boat sank after water seeped into the vessel.Feared drowned The fishermen were reluctant to venture into sea as they faced the threat of abduction at the hands of Lankan navy, he said.The strike was also in protest against repeated attempts by Lankan navy to prevent the fishermen from exercising their traditional rights in the waters in the Palk Bay by arresting them, he said. read more