Atlanta, Georgia – The recently signed free agent, Barkevious Mingo, was arrested in Arlington, Texas, and charged with indecency with a child. Mingo later posted a $25,000 bond.
The Falcons later released a statement, “Our organization became aware of the allegations involving Barkevious Mingo today and is currently gathering information on this incident. The Falcons take the allegations very seriously and will continue to monitor the situation.”
Sunday morning the Falcons released the a second statement with an update to their findings to Mingo’s case: “After being made aware today of allegations involving Barkevious Mingo and gathering information on the matter, the Atlanta Falcons have terminated his contract,” said the Falcons.”
The Falcons also posted the following tweet on Twitter.
We have terminated the contract of Barkevious Mingo. https://t.co/31p1hfgJF0— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) July 11, 2021