NFL Star Julian Edelman Arrested for Allegedly Jumping on Car

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was arrested on Saturday night in Beverly Hills for allegedly damaging a car by jumping on it.

By Corinne Heller 12 Jan, 2020 8:29 PMTags
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was arrested on Saturday night in Beverly Hills for allegedly damaging a car by jumping on it.

The 33-year-old Northern California native was cited for misdemeanor vandalism, according to police.

"On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Beverly Hills Police arrested Julian Edelman for vandalism after he jumped onto a driver's vehicle causing damage," a police spokesperson told E! News in a statement. "Edelman was released on a citation and scheduled to appear at the Airport Courthouse on April 13, 2020."

The driver of the vehicle, a Mercedes, was not identified, NFL.com reported, adding that the Patriots are aware of the report and have declined to comment.

Former Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce posted on Instagram that night a photo of himself with Edelman and former Patriots receiver Danny Amendola at the Mexican restaurant Cantina Frida in Beverly Hills.

"@edelman11 @dannyamendola y'all know what it is #bostons--t #champs," Pierce wrote.

Edelman was named Most Valuable Player in the 2019 Super Bowl, which the Patriots won.

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The team, led by star starting quarterback Tom Brady, did not advance to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs this year, for the first time in a decade.

Super Bowl LIV will air live on FOX on February 2.