Thursday 9 April, 2020

Reggae Boy Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US - reports

Reggae Boy striker Darren Mattocks kicks a penalty in a Gold Cup match.

Reggae Boy striker Darren Mattocks kicks a penalty in a Gold Cup match.

Jamaican footballer Darren Mattocks is facing two felony charges in the United States, according to US media reports.

The 29-year-old FC Cincinnati forward has been accused of making a false, fraudulent or incomplete insurance claim and theft by deception in Carroll Township, Pennsylvania.

Court documents state that the complaint against Mattocks was first filed on December 5, 2019, in which bail was set at $50,000. A formal arraignment is scheduled for February 27, 2020, according to the media reports.

An eight-year veteran of Major League Soccer (MLS), Mattocks was about to begin his second season at FC Cincinnati for who he bagged three goals in 21 appearances last season.

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