12.1: The Rolando McClain file
SportsNet Central brings you all the details surrounding the arrest of the Raiders linebacker.
We star of the show at the very furious and news alert as we first reported this afternoon a Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain. Has been arrested he was charged in connection with an assault. Which occurred late Wednesday night in his hometown the alleged victim reported he had -- residents in Decatur Alabama when he got into a fight with another individual. Now according to the police report the Vick. Didn't hold lobsters that following that fight he crawled to his car he said that when he reached just car will Linda McClain -- -- -- a pistol. And aimed at him and he said that while he was still on the ground -- walked over to him. Put the gun to his head the victim reported. That he -- -- not to shoot him and and the plane took the gun away from his head held it next to his ear and fired it. Even though initial report was of shots fire investigators believe. This was the only gunshot fire now McClain has seen smiling in this photo while being arrested was charged with four misdemeanors. He was released on 2000 dollars bail Thursday afternoon. According to the Raiders McClain was in Alabama to attend the funeral of his grandfather. This is affecting gun incident this year involving -- indicator he also called Morgantown -- on one on January 28. To report being shot at while driving asked for this most recent incidents here's what Decatur police had the same. First thing this morning our investors got in touch with the victim. He came to Decatur police department. Where they met with him interviewed him and assisted him in getting these points. For McClain and Willingham. Now when asked about the misdemeanor offenses the NFL told Comcast sports net well. We will look into it we also -- McClain is Egypt but had yet. To hear back now at this time of the land of McClain has been charged with assault in the third degree and never seen a reckless endangerment. And discharging a firearm inside the city limits. -- that's Willingham has been charged with the once pound assault. In the third degree and has been released on 500 dollars of bonds. That's what I can tell you I can tell you that we understand them and know exactly what's going on. And we feel very comfortable -- -- information and we'll have any further comment. That was the Raiders official statement straight from the coaches and out and that Rolando McClain was indeed excused from practice due to the death of his grandfather. That is one thing. The subsequent arrest and alleged discharging a firearm is another as the rays prepare for -- week thirteen game in Miami I spoke to a few Raiders in the locker room before the Chargers were announced that. Wow I can't say I mean I really don't know what's going on him. You know I'm sure you don't -- Smart guy and you know. Hopefully things were down I just know this when all the facts come out. I'm sure we're tired settlement funds -- -- Orlando. So yeah I think that's something that. Courage Jackson Brian Morris Peterson asked players to be unfounded who have been saudis and leaders of -- -- from the city and I don't know what happens on the common. I didn't foresee down there when you don't forget what looked -- was -- is good enough to prevent other guys and is therefore can carry it. Don't excuse. Absolutely and exactly -- is exactly what he's trying to help. Again this is the second gunshot related incident McClain has been involved in in his home state this year but the first time he's been charged with any crime. In the Raiders got this would not be a distraction heading into week thirteen of the remainder of the season before their charges were levied. They have to -- and Alameda Damon managers Comcast sports net. -- today and we're joined now by our legal analyst Steve Moskowitz and Steve Orlando McClain is facing four misdemeanors. Does that mean they're all set in stone or could they be enhanced a felony so they actually can be enhanced and what happens. Is that. Investigation is still ongoing deciding what we've been charged with -- could still be a lot of things to come up or nothing more pencil investigation were you surprised at the bail set at 2000 dollars know what to judge decides is the person the danger to the community himself likely to run if the answer is no. The judge rule oftentimes that -- Nobel a lot of criminal cases we do. We asked the judge to let the person go Nobel entered -- a great so he's out on -- right now will he be allowed to travel with the -- -- -- the courts say you're not allowed to cross state lines the court can do anything they want normally they set restrictions however even if they sit restrictions for him to stay locally and sometimes they do and sometimes they don't. It's usually pretty easy to ask the court permission. To travel for employment so that shouldn't be a problem most cases he's accused of firing a gun right next to a guy's -- now here and how she won yet. You would think that's a felony. But if he's found guilty of that that's a misdemeanor. It depends on the local jurisdiction the same offense can be a misdemeanor when jurisdiction of -- someplace else that really depends on local -- big difference really appreciate your time thing is they've Moscow whistle with the tough. Answers.