Former Dolphins Player Arrested During Breonna Taylor Protest

first_imgPolice in Louisville, Ky., arrested former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills during a protest this week for Breonna Taylor, according to reports.Stills played four seasons with the Dolphins, before being traded to the Houston Texans before the 2019 season.The 28-year-old receiver and 86 others were taken into custody late Tuesday on felony charges for the protest.They reportedly marched to the home of Daniel Cameron, the Kentucky Attorney General, where they demanded action against the officers who killed Taylor earlier this year.Taylor was fatally shot eight times by officers on March 13, as officers were serving a warrant at her home. A suspected drug dealer who police arrested on a separate warrant that same night was the target of the raid.Her killing sparked nationwide protests, in addition to a bill calling for the statewide ban of the controversial no-knock warrants.Officers reportedly used a battering ram to get through the door of her home.Reports say that Stills had a Wednesday morning court appearance on a felony charge of intimidating a participant in the legal process and a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.He is considered one of the NFL’s outspoken advocates for social equality, inclusion, and mental health.last_img