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Atlanta Falcons linebacker Barkevious Mingo was arrested this week in Texas on suspicion of indecent s*xual contact with a child, according to Arlington Police Department records.
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Mingo was arrested Thursday for a second degree felony carrying a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison under Texas state law. According to the state penal code, s*xual intercourse with a person under the age of 17 or inciting the child to have s*x is charged.
Initially, no further details about the case were known.
“Our organization learned of the allegations against Barkevious Mingo today and is currently collecting information about the incident,” the Falcons said in a statement to various companies on Saturday. “The Falcons take the allegations very seriously and will continue to monitor the situation.”
According to Tarrant County records, Mingo was released on Friday on $ 25,000 bail.
Mingo signed a one-year contract with the Falcons in March. The Cleveland Browns’ first-round pick in 2013 has prevailed in the NFL since his trade with the New England Patriots in 2016 and has played for five different teams in the past five seasons, including the Chicago Bears in 2020.