Jets Off-field

Sheldon Richardson’s legal troubles keep getting worse

Admin - July 30, 2015

DT Sheldon Richardson, who was suspended for the first four games of regular season earlier this month, is in the news again. Earlier today he was charged in Missouri with resisting arrest along with a plethora of various other violations for an incident that occurred on July 14.

According to the police report, Richardson was street racing in his Bentley, going 143 miles per hour at one point. When the police tried to pull him over, he accelerated and tried to avoid the police. He pulled off I-64, turned off all of the vehicle’s lights and sped through a traffic light, according to the same report.

The cops eventually caught up with him and found a loaded handgun in his car. The officers also said they smelled marijuana in the vehicle. There were two adult males and a 12-year-old in the car. Here's a copy of the police report: