Bills' Adolphus Washington Arrested on Weapons Charge After Showing Gun to Cops

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured Columnist

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 20: Adolphus Washington #92 of the Buffalo Bills in action against the Cincinnati Bengals during the game at Paul Brown Stadium on November 20, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bills defeated the Bengals 16-12. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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Authorities in Sharonville, Ohio, arrested Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington on Sunday on a charge of improperly carrying a concealed firearm, the Cincinnati Enquirer's Bob Strickley reported Monday.

Nick Filipowski of 7 Eyewitness News in Buffalo shared a statement from the police report:

"While officer Armstrong and Officer Morgan were clearing out a crowd on the lot of Splash Waterpark, suspect reached for and displayed a gun while sitting inside his vehicle, just feet away from officers. The suspect did not inform officers beforehand. Suspect was arrested, process at the PD and released."

Filipowski provided Washington's mugshot Tuesday:

"We are aware of the incident regarding Adolphus Washington and have been in contact with him," the Bills said in a statement, per ESPN.com's Mike Rodak. "Since it is a pending legal matter, we will have no further comment."

Washington is a native of Cincinnati, which is roughly 20 minutes away from the Sharonville waterpark where the incident occurred.

The Bills selected Washington in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft after he graduated from Ohio State. His Buckeyes career ended following his December 2015 arrest. He pleaded guilty to a charge of misdemeanor solicitation before the charge was dropped in February 2016 as part of his plea agreement.

In 15 games as a rookie, Washington posted 21 combined tackles and 2.5 sacks.

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