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Former Buffalo Bills WR Roscoe Parrish arrested in Fort Lauderdale on two felony charges

Former special-teams ace Roscoe Parrish was arrested in Florida on 8/12

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver and special-teams standout Roscoe Parrish was arrested Monday in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The arrest was based on two felony charges in what appears to be a pattern of behavior that is currently being viewed as a domestic violence incident.

Roscoe Parrish is being charged with aggravated stalking under Florida criminal law 784.04(3). Florida defines this as occurring when; “A person who willfully, maliciously, and repeatedly follows, harasses, or cyberstalks another person and makes a credible threat to that person commits the offense of aggravated stalking.” The additional description for this charge contains the phrase “domestic violence.”

Parrish has also been charged under Florida criminal law 836.10, which prohibits written threats to kill or injure another person. This law includes all forms of written communication including electronic methods. Additional notes under this charge contain the word “intimidation.”

Roscoe Parrish was brought to Broward County’s main jail in Fort Lauderdale. Bond was set at $100,000 which includes both charges.

Buffalo Rumblings will provide more information when it becomes available.

Update 8/14/19

We now have more information on the nature of the charges against Parrish.

New details from the Miami Herald indicate that Parrish was arrested in Fort Lauderdale stemming from a warrant issued in Miramar, Florida. Information from the warrant indicates that Roscoe Parrish began harassing his ex-girlfriend and her daughter after the couple separated in July of last year. In July 2019, Parrish’s ex-girlfriend began receiving handwritten notes at her apartment after blocking Parrish from other methods of communication.

The warrant reports that a note on July 2 contained the message “You b---- haha I found you, from your ex.” Police were contacted but Parrish was not able to be immediately located.

The notes continued. On July 27, the warrant details a message saying “You b------ don’t listen oh and make sure you tell your ugly ass daughter to watch out im [sic] coming for her haha, from your ex,” Per the warrant, the final message on July 28 stated “Ima kill your stupid ass daughter.”

Parrish currently resides in Miami.