Bengals RB Joe Mixon found not guilty of aggravated menacing

Incident was during a road rage incident in 2023

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was acquitted of an aggravated menacing charge on Thursday. The charge stemmed from an alleged road rage incident in January, during which a woman accused Mixon of brandishing a firearm and making threats.

During the court proceedings, camera footage depicted Mixon and the woman’s vehicles in proximity, but no evidence of a firearm being displayed was observed. Initially, the charges were dropped, only to be refiled after the case was reassigned to a new investigator.

In March, there was a shooting at Mixon’s residence involving a teenager. It was later revealed that Mixon was not present at home during the shooting.

With a restructured contract in place and his legal matters resolved, Mixon can now direct his attention to football without the burden of further distractions.

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