Johnny Manziel: We Did NOT Cut Him a Break ... Police Chief Says
Johnny ManzielWe Did Not Cut Him a Break... Police Chief Says
10/19/2015 10:30 AM PT
With all the new info coming to light in the Johnny Manziel domestic dispute -- people are wondering why the QB was allowed to drive off with his GF after she told cops about day drinking, a physical fight and had an injury on her arm.
So, TMZ Sports called up the chief of the Avon Police Dept. for the answers ... here's what Chief Bosley had to say:
TMZ Sports: What is the current status of the case?
Chief Bosley: "The case is currently classified as 'Investigation Suspended.' As far as our investigation, we've talked to everyone that we could talk to. There is not enough to pursue prosecution. If additional information came across, we could then pursue it."
TMZ Sports: Why didn't cops give Manziel a field sobriety test or a breathalyzer?
Chief Bosley: "We base everything on the observation of facts, or the facts that appear to present themselves. The supervising officer on the scene has been a police officer for 17, 18 years. He's a very well trained officer. He observed no probable cause to have Manziel take a breathalyzer, or a field sobriety test."
"We talked to witnesses, and tried to get to a conclusion. I know the supervising officer to be of impeccable character. There were 3 officers on the scene, and I stand by them completely."
"The way we perform, we take logical steps. We go from step A, to step B, to step C. We don't jump to conclusions, regardless of who we are dealing with. We need reasonable suspicion."