Baseball player who knelt during anthem arrested for pointing gun

Kristopher Nichols
October 30, 2017

Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested Saturday night after allegedly pointing a gun at a food delivery person.

Scottsdale police reportedly sent officers to Maxwell's home after receiving a call about a person with a gun. It's unclear if he order was messed up or what allegedly set him off.

Maxwell was booked by Scottsdale, Arizona police at his home late Saturday afternoon.

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Cops say he is in custody and awaiting his initial appearance in front of a judge.

Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball this year to take a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice.

'Everybody watches sports and so everybody loves sports, so I felt this was the right thing for me to do personally, ' Maxwell said at the time. He claimed he didn't even recognize or know who Maxwell was. That's the situation Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell finds himself in. The waiter, Matt Henry, later told Fox News that Maxwell made up the story and said that he couldn't serve a friend in the party who had an invalid ID.

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