Ex-NFLer Incognito accused of threatening funeral home staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL offensive lineman Richie Incognito bonded out of an Arizona jail Tuesday after being arrested on charges he threatened to shoot employees of a funeral home a day earlier, authorities said.

Police in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale said Incognito had been booked on suspicion of misdemeanor charges of threats and disorderly conduct.

Incognito, 35, posted a $20,000 bond. He has an Aug. 27 pretrial conference in Scottsdale Municipal Court. It was unclear Tuesday if Incognito had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.

Police said Incognito was at the Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary on Monday to make arrangements for his father, who died last weekend.

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"Incognito reportedly was upset with staff and began to damage property inside the business and shout at employees," said Sgt. Ben Hoster, a police spokesman. "At several points during his contact with staff, Incognito threatened to retrieve guns from his vehicle and return to shoot the employees."

A police report showed officers later executed a search warrant on Incognito's pickup truck and seized two Glocks, three rifles and a silencer for a handgun.

The report also said Incognito's family had told him he wasn't going to be allowed to attend his father's funeral and he had been acting erratically.

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ST. LOUIS - 2006: Richie Incognito of the St. Louis Rams poses for his 2006 NFL headshot at photo day in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Getty Images)
St. Louis Rams Richie Incognito runs onto the field before a game against the Denver Broncos September 10, 2006 at the Edward Jones Dome in St Louis, Missouri. The Rams defeated the Broncos 18 - 10. (Photo by Frank Orris/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***
GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 24: Guard Richie Incognito #68 of the St. Louis Rams waves goodbye to the home Arizona Cardinals crowd on September 24, 2006 at Cardinals Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Rams defeated the Cardinals 16-14. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 11: Richie Incognito #68 of the St. Louis Rams looks on before a game against the Chicago Bears on December 11, 2006 at the Edward Jones Dome Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Sporting News via Getty Images)
ATLANTA - DECEMBER 27: Richie Incognito #62 of the Buffalo Bills against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 27, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
DAVIE, FL - MAY 19: Richie Incognito #68 of the Miami Dolphins answers questions from the media after the organized team activities on May 19, 2010 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 06: Offensive guard Richie Incognito #68 of the Miami Dolphins gets set on offense against the Kansas City Chiefs during a game on November 6, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Dolphins won 31-3. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)
16 September 2012: Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito (68) after the game against the Oakland Raiders in Miami's 35-13 victory at Sun Life Stadium, Miami, Florida. (Photo by Richard C. Lewis/Icon SMI/Corbis via Getty Images)
Miami Dolphins fans show their support for Richie Incognito during an NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (Jim Rassol/Sun Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 29: Offensive guard Richie Incognito #64 of the Buffalo Bills gets set to block on the line against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half on November 29, 2015 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images)
03 SEPTEMBER 2015: Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito (64) is seen on the sideline during game action between the Buffalo Bills and Detroit Lions during a preseason game played at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire/Corbis via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 11: Head coach Rex Ryan of the Buffalo Bills celebrates with Richie Incognito #64 after the game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on October 11, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Bills defeated the Titans 14-13. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 8: Richie Incognito #64 of the Buffalo Bills greets fans as he leaves the stadium during a NFL game at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 8, 2015 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Jerome Davis/Getty Images)
September 1, 2016: Buffalo Bills guard Richie Incognito (64) during game action between the Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions during a preseason game played at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 13: Richie Incognito #64 of the Buffalo Bills watches game action from the sideline during the second half against the Indianapolis Colts on August 13, 2016 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. Indianapolis defeated Buffalo 19-18. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)
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Witnesses at the funeral home told police that Incognito wanted them to cut his dead dad's head off for research purposes and Incognito punched caskets, threw pamphlets around and took an urn from a shelf and slammed it down on top of a casket.

Two mortuary employees took cover in a room downstairs before police arrived and arrested Incognito.

Incognito attended a Phoenix-area high school before playing college football at Nebraska and having an 11-year NFL career with St. Louis, Miami and Buffalo.

He was released by the Bills three months ago from the reserve/retired list, making him an unrestricted free agent.

Incognito was suspended by the Dolphins in 2013 for bullying a teammate and arrested last May in Florida for allegedly throwing a dumbbell and tennis ball at another gym patron.

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