Familia's wife wants domestic assault charged dropped


Baseball Jeurys Familia's wife has asked authorities to drop the domestic assault charge against her husband, Newsday reported.Bianca Rivas does not want to further pursue the misdemeanor simple assault charge filed against the Mets reliever earlier in the month. MORE: Most heinous crimes connected to athletesShe called 911 on Oct. 31 after she claimed her husband was "drunk" and "out of control." When police arrived, they saw she had a scratch on her chest and a bruise on her right cheek. Even if the charge is dropped, Familia could still face discipline from Major League Baseball. Aroldis Chapman and Jose Reyes were suspended for 30 and 52 games, respectively, last season for violating the sport's domestic violence policy, though neither were charged.


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