Former Pittsburgh Steelers security Kameron Kelly was arrested Friday for allegedly making terroristic threats and resisting arrest, according to court records obtained by USA TODAY Sports.
Kelly needed a preliminary arraignment early Friday and a hearing in the day. The official fees are just two first-degree misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats and a single second-degree misdemeanor of resisting arrest. The Steelers waived Kelly approximately 1:15 p.m. ET.
Based on a copy of the criminal complaint obtained by USA TODAY Sports, Kelly was supposedly upset his songs selection was skipped on Mario’s Southside Saloon jukebox, and he threatened to knock an employee of the pub. Even a Pittsburgh police officer eliminated Kelly in the pub and told him he couldn’t reenter.
Afterward, the complaint said, the officer inadvertently stepped on a lady’s foot. Kelly claimed she had been”his woman” and supposedly”aggressively approached” the officer, stating,”I guarantee to God I’ll (expletive) up you, boy.”
Kelly started resisting arrest and struck him in the face with a closed fist several occasions, according to the complaint. He had been treated for a lip injury at UMPC Mercy and carried to Allegheny County Jail later.
Kelly, 23, signed with the Steelers on April 8 as a free agent. He left a season-high six rebounds in the season opener against the New England Patriots, along with also his first career interception came from Lamar Jackson along with the Baltimore Ravens during Week 5.
The Round Rock, Texas, native played his college ball at San Diego State. He signed up with the Dallas Cowboys after the 2018 draft but had been cut before the season began. Kelly played with the San Diego Fleet at the unsuccessful Alliance of American Football, playing receiver and cornerback.