Indians Pitcher in Bar Incident, No Charges Filed
Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Joe Smith was questioned by police after an incident at a Put-In-Bay bar on Sunday night.
According to an incident report filed by Put-In-Bay Police, Smith was denied access to the “Roundhouse Bar” because he did not have proper identification.
The report states that an alleged confrontation then took place between Smith and a member of the bar’s security staff after Smith was allegedly called a derogatory name.
Smith was removed from the property and police were called.
Once police arrived, Smith and a second individual were placed in handcuffs according to the report, but no one was arrested.
Fox 8 Sports reporter Allie LaForce, Smith’s girlfriend, was with him at the time of the incident.
No charges have been filed in the case.
Joe Smith has released the following statement regarding reports circulating today, “There was a story written off a police report that was very inaccurate and false.”
To read the incident report, click here.