MLB’s Bruce Maxwell, who knelt during anthem, is arrested on gun charge

Bruce Maxwell, the only real Major League Baseball player to kneel throughout the national anthem this season, has been caught on a gun charge.

The Oakland Athletics catcher allegedly pointed that gun at a female food delivery individual in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Scottsdale police mentioned officers went to Maxwell’s home Sunday night after getting a call in regards to a person with a gun. Maxwell had been booked on charges of irritated assault with a deadly weapon plus disorderly conduct.

Police said Maxwell occured in custody pending an initial look.

TMZ Sports first reported the detain.

Maxwell, 26, hit. 237 with 3 home runs and 22 RBIs in 76 games this season. He or she was projected to be Oakland’s beginning catcher next year.

Last week, Maxwell claimed throughout a visit to his hometown of Huntsville, Ala., that he was refused services at a restaurant because of his demonstration. But a waiter told Fox News that Maxwell was “ outright lying, ” about what occurred.

“ I didn’ t even understand who Bruce Maxwell was, ” waiter Matt Henry said.

Sibel News’ Hollie McKay and the Related Press contributed to this story.