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Former Raiders cornerback Damon Arnette was arrested in Las Vegas in January, but will not be facing any criminal charges from local prosecutors.
Prosecutors made that announcement during a court hearing on Tuesday, but did not elaborate on the reason for the decision. Arnette was accused of pointing a gun at a parking valet at a Las Vegas hotel and his attorney Ross Goodman said that video evidence would have shown that claim was incorrect.
“He never carried a gun or pointed it at anyone,” Goodman said, via Katelyn Newberg of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Arnette was a Raiders first-round pick in 2020, but he was released last November after a video showing him making death threats while carrying a gun emerged. He spent time on the Dolphins practice squad and signed a future contract with the Chiefs after the 2021 season, but Kansas City released him in the wake of his arrest.