Titans WR Kenny Britt Arrested in New Jersey; Charged with Resisting Arrest


Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt was arrested last night in Hoboken, New Jersey, Michealangelo Conte of The Jersey Journal reports.

According to the report, Britt was arrested by narcotics officers and charged with two counts of resisting arrest. Britt was issued a summons to appear in Central Judicial Processing Court in Jersey City on June 16.

The complaint against Britt states that the 22-year-old “did purposely prevent or attempt to prevent a public servant from lawfully performing an official function by means of force or violence”. One of the counts is a misdemeanor, with the other a third-degree crime carrying a prison term of 3-to-5 years.

Earlier on Wednesday, Britt plead guilty to a reduced careless driving charges and was fined $478 after he was arrested on April 12 after allegedly attempting to elude police, who had clocked Britt’s blue Porsche doing 71mph in a 50mph zone.

A former first-round pick out of Rutgers, Britt has 84 receptions for 1,476 yards and 12 touchdowns, but his career has been marred by a series of off-field incidents.

Following his rookie season, Britt was arrested in New Jersey on outstanding traffic warrants and later raised eyebrows when he guaranteed bail for a childhood friend who would later be charged in the murder of a 17-year-old Jersey City man.

Britt was kept out of practices for being out of shape, and missed four games last season due to injuries. Four days after catching 7 passes for 225 yards and three touchdowns against the Philadelphia Eagles, Britt was involved in a nightclub altercation in Nashville.


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