The Miami Dolphins announced Monday that they have suspended DL Derrick Shelby indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team.
Head coach Joe Philbin released a statement regarding the team’s decision.
“We were disappointed to learn about Derrick’s arrest. Everyone in this organization is held to high standards of conduct and professionalism. Based on my conversations with Derrick and the information we have thus far, Derrick will be placed on Indefinite Club Suspension. When we have completed all of the necessary diligence, we will make a final determination on his discipline.”
Shelby was arrested for trespassing and resisting arrest early Saturday morning in Fort Lauderdale. According to Police, Shelby was “touching females” without their permission at Cyn Nightclub.
A police officer reportedly told Shelby to leave the club, but he refused asked them “what are you going to do?”
Shelby allegedly resisted arrest and had a taser used on him three times, according to an article from the Palm Beach Post.
Shelby, 25, is in the final year of his contract and will make $570,000 for the 2014 season. Next year, he’ll be a restricted free agent. On the season, Shelby has appeared in four games and recorded seven tackles, three sacks, and a fumble recovery.