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San Diego Padres Pitcher Jacob Nix Arrested For Allegedly Breaking Into Police Officer’s Home

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David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief

San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix might be in some hot water with the law after a recent arrest.

Nix was arrested in Peoria, Arizona after he allegedly broke into the home of a police officer through the dog door, according to AZFamily.com. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On Instagram Hate Wearing Clothes)

The police officer reportedly “kicked” Nix in the face after he allegedly broke into the house, but the beatdown didn’t stop there. (SLIDESHOW: 142 Times Josephine Skriver Barely Wore Anything)

 

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When Nix was allegedly fleeing, he was shot in the back by a taser. The Padres pitcher and San Diego minor league pitcher Thomas Donald Cosgrove, who allegedly helped Nix get out of the dog door, were both arrested. (SLIDESHOW: 71 Times Samantha Hoopes Stripped Down)

Nix was charged with two counts of criminal trespassing, and Cosgrove was hit with a charge of criminal trespassing.

 

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I don’t know why, but I find this situation to be hilarious. Of course, Nix and Cosgrove are innocent until proven guilty.

That’s the wonderful system we have in America. Having said that, allegedly breaking into a house and finding out that it’s owned by a cop is really bad luck.

It’s even worse when you allegedly crawl through a dog door, get kicked in the face, and then get hit by a taser.

Not great, my friends. Not great at all.

I’ve never broken into a house at any point in my life, and I never intend to. However, if I ever find myself in a home invasion situation, I’d hope like hell the house isn’t owned by a cop.

Best of luck to these two in court! It sounds like they’re going to need it.