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Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

Whitehead's agent, David Rich, told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the crime is a case of mistaken identity and Whitehead committed no crime, as he was not in Virginia when the incident occurred. According to the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia, Whitehead was charged in late June, when a store employee noticed he left the premises pocketing some items he hadn't paid for.

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett gave the same response with regard to virtually every question asked about former receiver Lucky Whitehead in his Tuesday press conference.

It has been a tumultuous 24-hour period for Whitehead, as he was also cut by the Cowboys after the news of his reported arrest broke.

The team has insisted that Whitehead was not some type of fall guy though and said they will not rescind his release because they have moved on.

Whitehead had been scheduled to appear in court on July 6, but did not show up, resulting in police issuing a warrant for his arrest.

According to the Dallas Cowboys website, Whitehead didn't disclose the June arrest, and he could possibly be booted from the team.




Whitehead's off-field incident is only the tip of the iceberg for the Cowboys.

If there was a contest for weirdest offseason, Lucky Whitehead is winning it and second place is not even in his rearview mirror.

Last week, a bunch of soundcloud rappers stole his dog and held it for ransom until he paid up. At this point, the police department is also confident in confirming that Mr. Whitehead's identify was falsely provided to police during the investigation.

However, the police department today announced that the man who was arrested provided false information, and that Whitehead was misidentified. "It's just unfortunate for the kid", Rich said.

On June 22, Whitehead was in Dallas, per his flight ticket, Rich said. As well as the Whitehead saga, star running back Ezekiel Elliott was allegedly involved in an altercation at a bar on Sunday but was not charged, while wide receiver Dez Bryant missed a team meeting. Early the next morning, Kasino posted a video of him returning the dog to Whitehead.

"I don't think it's anything to do with anybody else", Jones said.

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