Houston Police Assault Donald Driver’s Father?

You’ll have to excuse Packers WR Donald Driver if he decides to fly down to Houston instead of play¬†football this weekend. His father, Marvin Driver, is still hospitalized after being beaten into unconsciousness during an arrest over traffic tickets. Family members and a community activist allege that Marvin was in “perfect condition” when the officers arrived, but sometime after that, while in police custody, the 56-year-old man was beaten so severely that he was admitted to a local hospital in critical condition and listed as “unresponsive.”

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(We really do not recommend putting a bat anywhere near Donald Driver and the police officers right now.)

There are no pleasant details about the incident; there never are. But as the HOUSTON CHRONICLE reports, the circumstances surrounding this alleged assault paint the officers involved in a particularly unsavory light: Read more…