Originally written on Beantown Banter  |  Last updated 10/24/14

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots makes a recpetion against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Ravens won 33-14. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Patriots’ wide receiver/kick returner/new defensive back Julian Edelman was arrested (mug shot on the right) back on November 1st and charged with “indecent assault and battery” for allegedly groping a women during a Halloween party at Storyville night club (the place that used to be called Saint but is now something else even though it is exactly the same) on Exeter St. in the Back Bay.  Today the charges were dropped, and the Suffolk County DA’s office issued this statement: “the Commonwealth has concluded that it would not be able to meet its burden at trial of proving each of the elements of indecent assault and battery beyond a reasonable doubt.” So maybe he did it and there just weren’t any witnesses.  Maybe he didn’t and the women was just trying to capitalize on his fame (although that seems unlikely, I mean it’s Julian Edelman, not Tom Brady).  My guess is there was probably a lot of alcohol consumed by both parties, he did something inappropriate, and when she realized who...
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