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NHL Badass Sean Avery

Off the Hook

In Police Battery Case

8/18/2011 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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NHL star Sean Avery just caught a fast break in his police battery case -- because we're told, he won't face any charges after his recent arrest ... for allegedly shoving a cop.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, "No criminal charges of any kind will be filed against Sean Avery stemming from his August 5 arrest for battery on a police officer."

As TMZ first reported, cops showed up to Sean's Hollywood Hills home in response to a noise complaint -- and when Avery answered the door ... he allegedly shoved an officer and closed the door.

But according to law enforcement sources, a further investigation revealed that no officer was ever actually pushed.

We're told the officer who made the battery report did so after his foot was caught in Avery's front door -- and multiple witnesses have corroborated the story.

According to sources, police don't believe it's appropriate to charge Avery -- and agree the matter would be best handled by an informal meeting with the L.A. City Attorney, who's expected to officially close the case ... without prosecution.


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14 COMMENTS

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1.

the Seeker    

Let's go Rangers

cops suck !!

1126 days ago
2.

RonBurgundy    

BOSTON BRUINS.... STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS....

Avery is still a douche rocket!

1126 days ago
3.

Observer999    

Sounds like it could be another case of a cop lying about what happened... lucky for Avery there were non-police witnesses.

1126 days ago
4.

PRO US    

Begin Rant

One type of enforcement of the law for the rich and famous, and another type for everyone else who is poor, working class or middle class and not famous. That is the way, unfortunately, that the system functions. Do you think you could slam your door in the face or foot of a cop and get away with it? Not very likely. We've seen this happen so many times. When will people finally get fed up with the hypocrisy and the double standards? What a joke the rich and famous are making of our nation, breaking the law left, right and center, and getting away with it because their cronies in the police and criminal justice system, the DA's and the judges won't pursue them for their crimes. They've got each other's backs. Enough is enough. The system of for the rich, by the rich, of the rich is so decadent and obscenely malignant that it must end peacefully and democratically. The poor, the working class and the middle class must assert their rights peacefully and democratically but with resolution and conviction in their hearts too, or the rich and famous criminals will continue to drive this country into a moral and economic ditch.

End Rant

1126 days ago
5.

realitychecker    

Foot stuck in the door - translation - Avery tried to slam the door in the officer's face and THEN the officer's foot became stuck in the door. Still battery on a cop, no matter how nicely they will word the dismissal of these charges. Money/celebrity has its privileges.

1126 days ago
6.

some guy    

Are the pigs going to be investigated for falsifying a police report? Typical police arrogance. Think they're above the law.

1126 days ago
7.

john smothson    

If you guys acually think Avery is a badass you morons are more retarded than I thought. The guy is a diving *****.

1126 days ago
8.

T-Florida    

These city cops need to start telling the truth! A large majority of people don't trust city cops. Cases like this will continue to occur when uneducated people hold these type of positions. If I lied in my paperwork at work I would be fired -- how do these cops continue to get awat with it?

1126 days ago
9.

Hanging to da lef    

Probably offered to host the annual Police/Celebrity golf tourney...

1126 days ago
10.

spyke    

Overpaid, overrated athletes. They all think they are above the law and just plain better than everyone.

1126 days ago
11.

the real voice    

Another case of media jumping ahead without all the facts and the internet running wild without all the facts.

The one thing I notice is there is very little about this story on the major media outlets that were so quick to nail him when the story first came out, cause it was juicy news, now, turns out to not be such a big story, whoops, lets let it slide under the radar.

Can you image if this had of been a rape charge, instead of an assult charge, this mans life would have been ruined before being found guilty... The media and wagon jumpers on line should be real proud of yourselfs...

1126 days ago
12.

J    

Avery Still A Douchebag

LETS GO LIGHTNING!!!

1126 days ago
13.

I Chinee    

Who?

1126 days ago

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