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Police Reveal New Footage Of Them Arresting World’s Top Ranked Golfer Scottie Scheffler

Kentucky State Police on Thursday released new video of the arrest of Scottie Scheffler, the world’s highest-ranked golfer, on May 17 during the PGA Championship. Available footage appears to contradict the arresting officer’s original account of the ordeal.

Louisville Metro Police officers handcuffed and arrested Scheffler on Friday morning as he was entering Valhalla Golf Club, where the PGA Championship was being held. According to ESPN, Scheffler was apparently trying to avoid traffic after a bus crash that killed a pedestrian earlier in the morning.

In the original police report, the arresting officer, Detective Brian Gillis, said that after Scheffler’s car “accelerated forward,” he was “dragged to the ground” and suffered “pain, swelling, and abrasions to his left wrist.” He claims that he owed it. according to As reported by ESPN.

But the video released Thursday paints a different picture, or at least doesn’t appear to show the full extent of the incident.

In the video, Schaeffler’s truck pulls up and stops almost immediately. Someone, probably the criminal department. Gillis struck the side of the car and Scheffler immediately stopped. In the newly released video, no one appears to be dragged to the ground. (RELATED: ‘I was shaking’: Scottie Scheffler describes surreal scenes in prison and felt ‘shocked’ by arrest)

Multiple people appear to have removed Scheffler from the vehicle, handcuffed him, and restrained him.

Louisville police charged Scheffler with one felony count of second-degree assault on a police officer and three misdemeanor counts of third-degree criminal damage to property, reckless driving, and failing a traffic signal while directing traffic.

Scheffler was originally scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday, but prosecutors postponed the arraignment to June 3. according to Go to ABC News.

Some reports say authorities are likely to drop the charges.

Louisville Metropolitan Police Department Announced On Thursday, authorities announced that they had taken “corrective action” against Gillis for failing to turn on and operate his body camera.

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