By Bob Owens
Former Houston Oilers and Carolina Panthers lineback Lamar Lathon just earned one heck of a Wikipedia entry.
I’m sure supporters of Lathon might point out that the language of the Wikipedia post isn’t upto community standards, but it isn’t grossly incorrect, either.
In case you missed the story the first time around, Lathon made the following claim about the stop.
The Pearland Police Department is investigating a claim by a former Houston Oilers star who says an officer pulled a gun on him during a routine traffic stop.
Pearland PD is talking to the officer involved and checking his dash cam and body camera footage before commenting on the claim.
But to Lamar Lathon, the incident is a sign of our tense times.
“Completely terrified, completely terrified,” said Lathon.
It’s not an emotion Lathon knows well. He’s used to terrorizing others on the football field, as an Oilers Pro-Bowler and University of Houston football star.
But, he says he feared for his life during a late-night traffic stop Monday night at FM 2234 and Almeda in Pearland.
“I reached for my license, which I keep here in my console, and he immediately drew his weapon,” said Lathon.
The console was below Lathon’s seat. The Pearland police …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms