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Report: Pelicans’ Jaxson Hayes expected to be booked for felony battery on police officer

Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes

ORLANDO, FL - APRIL 22: Jaxson Hayes #10 of the New Orleans Pelicans smiles during the game against the Orlando Magic on April 22, 2021 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes was reportedly arrested early Wednesday morning after police arrived to a Los Angeles-area home to handle an alleged domestic disturbance.


Sources tell us 6'11", 220-lb. Hayes got combative with cops and a fight broke out ... with the ex-Texas Longhorns star getting tased in the middle of the scuffle.
Hayes is expected to be booked for felony battery on a police officer. Cops are still investigating the initial alleged domestic incident, but both parties have been uncooperative.

Will Guillory of The Athletic:

Initial charges – especially when listing police as the alleged victim – sometimes get downgraded.