Police release initial incident report involving Browns’ Andy Moeller
Moeller was suspended indefinitely by the Browns on Monday in response to the allegations, but has not been arrested as a result of the incident, which was an alleged assault on Saturday night.
Shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a call “in regards to a female reporting an assault.” Police spoke to the alleged victim away from her home while other officers spoke to the second party at his home.
The report states there were “conflicting stories” of what occurred. The report also states no initial injuries were observed.
Police released the 911 call later Monday, in which the woman identifies herself as Moeller’s fiancee and says Moeller “tried to strangle me and beat me up.”
At midnight Sunday morning, the alleged victim contacted police and said she still wanted to press charges, according to the report. The victim had an injury ”which was not originally visible” and signed an assault complaint after her second call.
Shortly before 8 a.m. on Sunday, the victim called police and “wanted to drop the assault charge.”
The woman in question is Moeller’s girlfriend, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
“Because the alleged assault was not with a live-in partner or spouse, it is classified as assault and not domestic assault,” ESPN's Pat McManamon reports.
Jim Walters, the Berea prosecutor, is in the process of reviewing the police report and will decide on whether or not to press charges, he wrote in a statement released Tuesday.
– Rohan Nadkarni