More Shocking Details Emerge In Alex Galchenyuk's Arrest

Published April 4, 2024 at 2:04

New details gave emerged detailing Alex Galchenyuk's arrest.

According to The Athletic, the incident report of Galchenyuk's arrest from Scottsdale PD shares more disturbing details stemming from the incident.

The Athletic's Katie Strang details the aftermath of Galchenyuk's arrest, sharing what officers witnessed that night.

Much of The Athletic's story confirms reporting from Arizona-based station 12News, which reported that Galchenyuk threatened the family of an officer, and used racially insensitive language towards another.

Both reports confirm that Galchenyuk threatened one officer's family, saying that he would "chop" an officer and his daughter, threatening to kill the officer's family. He also threatened to make sure the officer will "never see his family again", and that he could kill them with "one phone call", saying that he could "call Russia" and rip out the Officer's Wife and child's kidneys.

Galchenyuk uses racial slurs towards an African-American Officer also present at the scene, even when being told not to, continue to racially abuse the Officer.

The incident report also reveals that Galchenyuk appeared to have been visually impaired and smelled of alcohol. It wasn't confirmed if Galchenyuk had been under the influence of alcohol while driving.

Galchenyuk's father was also reportedly present at the scene, and his father was visibly stunned by his comments, according to 12News.

The Arizona Coyotes placed Galchenyuk on Unconditional Waivers for the purpose of a buyout on July 13th, 4 days after the incident, officially terminating his contract a day later.

Despite being without an NHL team, Galchenyuk is still eligible for mental health support from the NHL's Player Assistance Program.

Galchenyuk, 29, was signed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Arizona Coyotes on July 1st, 8 days before the hit-and-run. Galchenyuk previously had 2 stints with Arizona in the past. Galchenyuk has played 11 NHL Seasons. He was first drafted in the 2012 NHL Draft in the 1st Round, 3rd Overall by the Montreal Canadiens.
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More Shocking Details Emerge In Alex Galchenyuk's Arrest

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