Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was arrested Thursday and charged with assault and battery following a July 4 altercation with his sister’s boyfriend in Old Town Pasadena, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced.
Smith, 30, who signed a $40-million, four-year deal last year, is due $9.5 million this season. He faces one felony count each of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury and battery with serious bodily injury.
Smith allegedly beat and then stomped the man’s head, with the early-morning incident occurring near the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Arroyo Parkway.
Smith was arrested by police in Pasadena, where he...