Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison should have been given a warning instead of being arrested for barking at a police dog, Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell tells The Gainesville Sun.
According to The Gainesville Sun, Darnell said that it was a "split-second decision during chaos" to arrest the 19-year-old. Morrison was arrested for barking at a police dog and resisting arrest, both of which are misdemeanors, and subsequently suspended from the team for two games.
Dashboard camera video of the Sunday morning arrest has been released, though it does not show Morrison barking at Deputy William Arnold's dog. It does show the actual arrest of Morrison, though.
Throughout, Morrison is seen talking with officers as they cuff him, though sound quality on the footage is low.
Once off camera, it appears to be Morrison who pleads, "Officer, please let me go. I'm not looking for any trouble. I just said, 'Woof, woof.' "
The officer then tells Morrison he was not cooperating as Morriso...