Franklin, TN (SportsNetwork.com) – Tennessee Titans running back Shonn Greene
was in the process of getting a citation for parking in a handicapped space,
but his actions thereafter resulted in his arrest.
According to the police report, the incident took place late Friday afternoon
in Franklin, Tennessee, when Greene parked in a handicap parking space on the
Public Square. As the parking enforcement officer was in the process of
issuing a citation, Greene ignored the parking enforcement officer’s request
to see a handicapped placard.
He proceeded to get into his 2012 BMW M6, maneuvered around the parking
enforcement officer’s vehicle, and sped away — nearly striking the parking
The parking enforcement officer re-approached Greene to issue the parking
ticket when he was forced to stop due to traffic congestion. Greene, however,
sped off again.
Greene turned himself in on Friday night after being told that warrants had
been obtained for his arrest. He posted a $2,000 bond and was released.
The 29-year-old Greene was charged with a handicap parking violation, driving
on a revoked/suspended license, reckless driving and resisting to
stop/halt/frisk. He is due in court Nov. 13.
The Titans released a statement on Saturday:
“This is not the type of behavior we expect from any member of our
organization. We will continue to gather additional information as it becomes
available and handle the matter internally.”
The Titans signed Greene to a three-year, $10 million contract prior to last
season. He rushed for 295 yards and four touchdowns in 2013. This season,
Greene has carried the ball 44 times for 190 yards and a score.