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FLORIDA – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Davone Bess’ downward spiral continued Jan. 17, as he was reportedly arrested at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida for assaulting an officer, according to CBS Miami.

The alleged incident occured at 6:19 a.m. ET. Per NBC Miami, bess was booked into Broward County Jail, although it is not yet known if he has been released.

Adam Beasley provided more details on the arrest on Twitter.

Eric Kay shares Bess’ mugshot:

Bess was arrested after reportedly ignoring orders to get on the ground.

He is facing charges of assault, resisting an officer and disorderly conduct.