Former Dolphins Offensive Tackle Released From Mental Health Treatment


Former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin is about to be a free man again — kind of.

The former NFL player was arrested in February after he posted a threatening photo to his social media.

“When youre a bully victim & a coward, your options are suicide, or revenge,” Martin posted. He also tagged his former high school and several teammates and classmates.

+ Former NFL player Jonathan Martin charged for threats, loaded gun

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When police were notified about the post, they found Martin with a loaded weapon, an axe and a knife. He was quickly detained and was taken to get a psychological evaluation. He was later charged with four counts of criminal threats and one count of possession of a loaded firearm.

But today, a judge ruled that Martin will be allowed to leave his mental treatment facility if he follows three conditions. First, he must wear a GPS tracking system at all times. Hell also have to wear an alcohol tracking system. Martin must also get mental treatment five days a week from 9 AM – 5 PM. And last, he must keep a safe distance from his former high school that he threatened, as well as his former Dolphins teammates.

For a guy who made such a grave threat, this punishment seems pretty reasonable.

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