False-imprisonment charge dropped against Broncos' Marshall

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- A false imprisonment charge against
Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall stemming from a
domestic dispute was dismissed Friday.

Brandon Marshall


The charge was dropped after Marshall completed anger-management
classes, said Kathleen Walsh, a spokeswoman for the Douglas County
district attorney

Marshall was arrested in March after a woman who identified
herself as his girlfriend said Marshall used his vehicle to block
her taxi as she tried to leave his home south of Denver.

She said they had been arguing.

"I think when a complete investigation was done and all the
facts were brought to light, it was clear why Brandon did what he
did," said Harvey Steinberg, Marshall's attorney. "They
[prosecutors] agreed to take a second look and came to this

A police report said the woman told investigators that after
blocking the taxi, Marshall jumped out of his car and ran to the
taxi's passenger window, punching it and calling the woman names.

Marshall denied hitting the window and told officers he was
trying to get his cell phone back, the report said. The driver of
the taxi reversed the car and managed to get around Marshall's