This is something that will only happen if you are rich and famous.
If this were an average person involved in an assault, they would have arrested him immediately, but I know what the NFL and the Las Vegas Police were thinking. The Pro Bowl was a good look for the city of Las Vegas. If they arrested Alvin Kamara before the game, that would have been the only thing discussed during the game and on social media.
They hoped that people might just gloss over it by waiting a few hours after the game, especially on a Sunday night.
They were wrong, but that was their hope.
Here is how the Las Vegas PD explained their hesitation in arresting Kamara before the game.
NFL officials were informed Alvin Kamara was a suspect in a felony battery case by Las Vegas Metro PD prior to the Pro Bowl, but cops and the league allowed the Saints star to still play in the game … law enforcement sources tell TMZ Sports.
We’re told NFL security was notified several hours before kickoff that police were looking for the 26-year-old running back, but the parties essentially came to an agreement that Kamara would be allowed to play in the game, and cooperate with authorities afterward.
“We got in touch with NFL security about 10 o’clock in the morning and let them know that [Kamara] was a suspect in the case and they located him and he was already on the field,” Assistant Sheriff John McGrath told the Nevada Current.
He continued … “So they contacted him and he agreed to meet with us after the game. And so that’s just the way we did it since he was cooperating.”
Video surveillance of the incident showed Kamara punching and kicking Darnell “SquirtBuck” Greene at least eight times. This contradicted Kamara’s version of events that he told the cops. Kamara said he punched him one time for calling someone in his crew, possibly Dwight Howard’s Ex-wife and Kamara’s girlfriend Te’a Cooper ugly.
Flip the pages for both sides of their stories and Squirtbuck bragging about getting paid.