Houston Dynamo player Deric accused of assault
Houston Dynamo goalie Tyler Deric has been charged with assault
in an alleged scuffle with an off-duty officer working security at
a Houston bar.
A team statement Tuesday says the organization is aware of
Saturday night’s incident and the issue is being taken seriously.
Another player, Warren Creavalle, was charged with misdemeanor
interfering with public duties. Creavalle was freed on $500
Deric has been charged with assaulting a public servant. He was
freed Sunday on $5,000 bail and his attorney, Allen Tanner, says he
According to Tanner, African-American players who were with
Deric were denied entrance to the bar. Deric is white.
Officials with the Roosevelt Bar denied the allegations and say
the individuals were intoxicated.