Bruce Maxwell, A's catcher, arrested for aggravated assault

A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell allegedly aimed a gun at a female delivery driver Saturday evening and was arrested for aggravated assault.

Maxwell was arrested shortly after 6 p.m. local time at his house in Scottsdale, AZ for the incident, according to TMZ.

On top of the aggravated assault charge, Maxwell was also booked for disorderly conduct.

In September, Maxwell, who comes from a military family was born on a military base, became the first MLB player to kneel as a protest during the national anthem.

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Sep 24, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13) kneels during the national anthem as right fielder Mark Canha (20) places his hand on his shoulder before a game against the Texas Rangers at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 24, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13) kneels during the national anthem as right fielder Mark Canha (20) places his hand on his shoulder before a game against the Texas Rangers at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels as teammate Mark Canha #20 places his hand on Maxwell's shoulder during the singing of the National Anthem before their MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, U.S., September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels as teammate Mark Canha #20 places his hand on Maxwell's shoulder during the singing of the National Anthem before their MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, U.S., September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels during the singing of the National Anthem before his MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, U.S., September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics kneels during the singing of the National Anthem before his MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, U.S., September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics embraces teammate Mark Canha after Maxwell kneel during the singing of the National Anthem before their MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, U.S., September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
Oct 1, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell (13) takes a knee during the National Anthem, as teammate right fielder Mark Canha (20) places his hand on his left shoulder prior to a game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports
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Earlier this month, the catcher claimed he was denied service from a pro-Trump waiter at a restaurant in Alabama because of his anthem protest.

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