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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians say they are looking into "a situation" with closer Chris Perez that occurred Tuesday in the Cleveland suburb of Rocky River.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti says in the statement that the team has "talked with Chris" and is "gathering additional information."
The statement says the team will not have any additional comment. Manager Terry Francona may address the situation when he speaks to reporters before the Indians' Wednesday afternoon game against the Yankees.
The Indians often-polarizing closer has six saves this season, but is on the disabled list with an injured right shoulder.
BEST OF MAXIM
Indians closer Chris Perez, currently on the disabled list, has been accused of receiving a “significant amount” of marijuana through US Mail at his home.
Chris and Melanie Perez (via WEWS)
Criminal complaints will be filed against Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez and his wife Melanie, per Scott Taylor of 19 Action News in Cleveland. Taylor reports, via his twitter account, that police have told him that the charges are going to be for “misdemeanor Possession of Controlled Substance.”
Despite rumors around Twitter all this...
ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE
Indians closer Chris Perez and his wife have been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse after allegedly having 5.8 ounces of marijuana delivered to their home.
It appears that Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez is in hot water — and not the kind of pressure that comes with protecting a one-run lead in the ninth inning.
Though some of the details are unclear, Perez has been involved in some sort occurrence involving drugs. Initial reports indicated that Perez was arrested in Rocky River, Ohio on drug charges. However, later reports only...
It’s pretty ridiculous that the world today gets their news from Twitter first. If you wanted, you could seemingly get a play by play of the entire game via the popular social media site. But just because someone tweets breaking news, doesn’t mean it’s credible…even if they are beat reporters for your favorite team. Twitter erupted yesterday with the news of the apparent...
Chris Perez has been an all-star closer for the Cleveland Indians for the past two seasons and has made a name for himself as being one of the more dominant closers in the game, despite his sudden loss of command of the strike zone from outing to outing. Perez has been great for the Indians since becoming their closer but the Tribe fans have not been so kind to their all-star...
This story made my day.
Apparently, a "suspicious package" that was shipped to Chris Perez's house on Monday has alarmed authorities.
City police and a regional narcotics unit, along with USPS postal inspectors, investigated said delivery to the Cleveland Indians closer's suburban home, according to Rocky River Police Chief Kelly Stillman. Some evidence was...
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez and has wife have been charged with misdemeanor drug possession in the shipment of just over one-third of a pound of marijuana mailed to their home, authorities said Friday.
Complaints were served on the two on Thursday and will be filed Friday in municipal court, police in suburban Rocky River said.
Perez and his wife, Melanie, were released...
Arrested Indians Update: In the wake of the Biogenisis PED scandal, Chris Perez has been busted for a different type of drug. Rocky River police are investigating Chris Perez for allegedly receiving a pound of marijuana in the mail. According to criminaldefenselawyers.com, the penalty for possession in Ohio of up to 1,000 grams (2.2 lb) of pot is up to a $2,500 fine and/or a year...
Curious what drugs he had in his possession.
BREAKING: Indians closer Chris Perez was arrested for drug possession, Rocky River police confirm. More soon on http://t.co/W7p5NSptRB.
— Zack Meisel (@ZackMeisel) June 5, 2013
Indians GM Chris Antonetti: “We have talked with Chris and are currently in the process of gathering additional information."
— Zack Meisel (@ZackMeisel) June 5, 2013
Drug agents are investigating a narcotics delivery to the home of Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez.
There’s not much conclusive news about Chris Perez right now, and that took some of the wind out of our sails. Still, we had a conversation about a lot of the “what ifs” before getting into the real meat of the Indians’ troubles right now as they work through the hardest part of their schedule so far this season.
The historical perspective and how the world will look at...
Reports from WKYC of Cleveland report Indians RHP Chris Perez is the subject of an unnamed investigation.
Poor Indians manager Terry Francona. He probably thought his own misguided dependence on chewing tobacco was the most he had to worry about. It turns out that one of his pitchers, Chris Perez, has been cited for receiving a "significant" amount of marijuana at his house. No arrest has been made, but it looks like the 27-year old will have some explaining to do to Tito,...
Every morning as I sit in my office, whether I am diligently working or taking a quick minute to come up for air, a colleague of mine strolls into my office with his pleated pants and desperate look of disdain. “So…is it time to panic?” he asks.
The conversation then turns to whatever hot button item there may be. Typically, it revolves around the Cleveland Browns not having...