Chiefs kicker Lawrence Tynes was in court on Wednesday for punching two people in a River Falls, Wisconsin bar early Sunday morning. Tynes has been charged with felony substantial battery and misdemeanor charges. A preliminary hearing was set for October 11.
According to police, Tynes bumped into a fellow patron at the bar and the two talked for a couple of minutes. Then Tynes threw a drink in the man’s face and punched the man. Tynes was being escorted out of the bar and threw another punch, which hit a security guard and broke the man’s nose.
He could face over four years in jail and could face $20,000 in fines if convicted on both counts.
Teammate Junior Siavii, who was arrested early Sunday morning in Minneapolis was also in court Wednesday and had a preliminary hearing set for his weekend run-in. He’ll be back in court October 6 on disorderly conduct and fifth-degree assault charges.
He and safety Greg Wesley were arrested after causing a disturbance at a Minneapolis hotel. Siavii allegedly threw objects at a security guard, then spat at police when they tried to arrest him. Wesley charged a police officer and was maced.
Wesley is charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and will be in court on Friday.