COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Coppell Police released dash cam and body cam video of the Sunday, June 30 arrest of former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent for public intoxication and resisting arrest outside a Wendy’s.
Someone called police when they said they saw Brent sitting in the grass and talking to himself for around 10 minutes.READ MORE: North Texas Hospitals In 'Wait And See' Mode Regarding COVID-19 Omicron Variant
During the video, officers interact with the shirtless Brent and when Brent begins to walk away, the officers converge on him and ultimately use a Taser to subdue him.
The next day, Brent was transferred to the Dallas County Jail. He posted bond later that day.
It’s not yet clear if the arrest is a violation of Brent’s parole.
In 2014, Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter in the 2012 death of his friend and former Cowboys teammate, Jerry Brown.READ MORE: Cowboys Prepare For Thursday Night Game Missing 9 Players And Coaches Due To COVID-19
Brent was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years’ probation.
Brent, who who retired as a player four years ago, is currently a scout for the Cowboys.
So far there has been no comment from Brent or the Cowboys.
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