Falcons defensive end John Abraham becomes the second Falcons player to be arrested this week in Atlanta.
John was taken in to Atlanta police custody not to long ago at Atlantic Station in Midtown.
John Chafee of the APD’s Public Affairs Unit said police charged Abraham with obstruction of police and obstruction of fire fighters. According to Chafee, officials were responding to a call about a woman threatening to jump from one of the buildings when Abraham refused to exit the scene.
Chafee said the charges are misdemeanors and Abraham was to be booked at the Fulton County jail.
Chafee said the woman, who did not jump and was not injured, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital.
Gwinett County police arrested running back Michael Turner early last Tuesday on charges of DUI and speeding. Turner later apologized to the Falcons and the team’s fans for what he called a “bad decision on my part.”