Denver Broncos Defensive End Elvis Dumervil Arrested in Miami, FL on Suspected Aggravated Assault with a Firearm


When will NFL players ever learn when it comes to aggregated assault with a firearm, you can expect … lawyers, guns and money!!!

Denver Broncos star defensive end Elvis Dumervil was arrested Saturday in Miami on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm.  Dumervil was released from the Dade County jail on Saturday night after he posted a $7500 bond.As reported at CBS Sports, the Denver Broncos have issued the requisite statement on the matter: “Our organization is aware of the matter and is continuing to gather the facts. This is a very serious allegation, and we will thoroughly review the details while the legal process runs its course.”

Court records show Dumervil is facing the third-degree felony charge in Miami-Dade County.

Detective Vivian Hernandez told the Associated Press that another man was arrested along with Dumervil.

In Florida, aggravated assault with a firearm is a third-degree felony and carries a three year mandatory prison sentence upon conviction.

784.021?Aggravated assault.—
(1)?An “aggravated assault” is an assault:
(a)?With a deadly weapon without intent to kill; or
(b)?With an intent to commit a felony.
(2)?Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be guilty of a felony of the third degree,

Harvey Steinberg, the attorney for Elvis Dumervil told ESPN that he belives in the end no charges will be filed against his client.

Dumervil, 28, faces a charge of aggravated assault with a firearm, which court records show is a third-degree felony.

The Denver Post reported Dumervil was released from jail Saturday after he posted $7,500 bond.

The circumstances surrounding his arrest were not immediately available.

“No charges have been filed. No aggravated assault or assault took place. And it is likely that once the full investigation is complete, no charges will be filed against Mr. Dumervil,” Harvey Steinberg, Dumervil’s attorney, told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter

Posted July 15, 2012 by
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