Simply unbelievable (!) new info comes to light over Scottie Scheffler arrest

The mayor of Louisville has made a shocking revelation about Scottie Scheffler's arrest 24 hours after the golfer was charged with assault.

Scottie Scheffler
Scottie Scheffler

Scottie Scheffler's case to have his assault charges thrown out has been bolstered after it emerged the officer who detained him was either not wearing body cam or did not have it turned on. 


That's according to Louisville mayor Craig Greenberg, who made the revelation to WDRB News

"We did not have any [footage], to my knowledge," Greenberg told the news channel. 

Greenberg added: "We have not discovered any video of the initial contact between officer Gillis and Mr. Scheffler."

Scheffler is scheduled to be arraigned next Tuesday after the conclusion of the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. 


Scottie Scheffler
Scottie Scheffler

The world number one was detained by traffic cops outside the golf course on Friday morning at approximately 6am. 

A shocked and shaken Scheffler was booked in at the Louisville Department of Corrections at approximately 7.28am. 

Scheffler said the 'extremely kind' cops who looked after him started cracking jokes once they found out who he was. 

One 'older' cop reportedly asked Scheffler if he wanted 'the full experience' before offering the golfer a sandwich. 

Scheffler was released at 8.40am and managed to make it back to Valhalla with 56 minutes to spare before his second round tee time.

According to ESPN, Scheffler cracked jokes in the locker room. 

"I'm free," he allegedly joked before walking into the player dining and declaring: "Hey guys!"

Scottie Scheffler
Scottie Scheffler

He carded a five-under 66 hours after a chaotic morning that saw undergo his pre-tournament stretching routine in his jail cell. 

Scheffler has maintained the whole affair was a big misunderstanding. 

He has been charged with second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer.

Play on Friday was delayed by up to 80 minutes owing to a fatal traffic collision outside the course. 

The PGA of America have confirmed one of their employees - security guard John Mills - was struck and killed by a shuttle bus. 

Scheffler was not involved in that incident and was reportedly attempting to avoid the scene. 

The police report has now been published and it claims the officer who attempted to prevent Scheffler from entering the course was dragged to the ground. 


The police report says there was video footage of some kind
The police report says there was video footage of some kind

Officer Bryan Gillis is said to have suffered 'pain, swelling and abrasions' to his left knee. 

His $80 uniform pants were also 'damaged beyond all repair'. 

Scheffler declined to give his full version of events after his second round. 

He did, however, explain the emotions that he went through. 

"It was just a huge misunderstanding this morning," Scheffler told reporters. 

He added: "I was just so confused at what was happening at the time. 

"I didn't know what time it was. I didn't know what was going on. 

"When I was sitting in like the holding cell or whatever, there was a TV there and I could see myself on the TV on ESPN."

Scheffler's lawyer Steve Romines later went on the offensive. 

Romines told Golf Channel: "We're not interested in any settlement negotiations or anything like that, he didn't do anything wrong. 

"It was a big miscommunication."

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