Accused of attacking his spouse throughout a weekend argument, Bruins ahead Milan Lucic appeared in Boston Municipal Courtroom Tuesday morning as a not responsible plea was entered on his behalf for a cost of assault and battery on a member of the family.
Police: Milan Lucic allegedly attacked spouse throughout argument over lacking cellphone
Milan Lucic to take ‘indefinite go away’ from Bruins after alleged home incident
Lucic, 35, was launched on private recognizance and ordered to chorus from consuming alcohol and from abusing his spouse.
The Bruins veteran was arrested early on Saturday morning. In response to a Boston police report, officers responded to his North Finish residence constructing round 1 a.m. after Lucic’s spouse known as 911 and acknowledged that her husband had tried to choke her.
The alleged incident started when Lucic returned residence from an evening out and couldn’t discover his cellphone, in response to the report. He allegedly started yelling at his spouse, believing she had hidden his telephone, then grabbed her by her hair and pulled her backwards when she advised him she didn’t have it.
She met with police within the constructing’s foyer and denied that Lucic had tried to strangle her, although an officer reportedly observed redness on her chest. She declined medical therapy.
Lucic’s spouse advised police he had been consuming that night time, and officers famous that he appeared intoxicated when he answered the door to the couple’s residence, in response to the report.
“He acknowledged to officers that nothing had occurred and didn’t try to supply any clarification,” police wrote.
The Bruins introduced Saturday that Lucic is taking an indefinite go away of absence from the workforce.
His case is due again in court docket on Jan. 19.
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