Cop who arrested Scottie Scheffler complains about ‘destroyed’ $80 pants

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The Louisville police officer who made the arrest Scottie Scheffler complained that his “damn $80 pants” were “ruined” in the events leading up to the PGA golfer’s arrest earlier this month, RadarOnline.com can report.

In a curious development that follows the Louisville Metro Police Department dropped all four charges against Scheffler on Wednesday afternoon following the golfer’s to arrest on May 17, Detective Bryan Gillis released a statement about the incident.

Detective Gillis stood by his initial claim that he had “drugs” at Scheffler’s car outside Valhalla Golf Club on the morning of May 17 and “suffered visible injuries.”

He also praised Scheffler for the golfer’s “dignity, humility and respect” during the tense situation.

“Mr. Scheffler and I both agree that there will be no ill will about it in the future,” Detective Gillis wrote on Wednesday. “Rather than make a negative public response, he chose to speak with dignity, humility and respect. My family and I appreciate that.”

The officer then criticized Scheffler’s attorney: Steve Rominesafter claiming his professional golfer client was “wrongfully” arrested by Gillis outside Valhalla Golf Club on the morning of May 17.

“It was unfortunate and disturbing to hear Steve Romines’ comments today alleging a ‘false arrest’ and questioning my honesty and integrity,” Gillis wrote. “I would be surprised and disappointed if Mr. Scheffler actually played a role in making these statements.”

“To be clear, I was stunned by the car, I fell to the ground and I suffered visible injuries to my knees and wrist,” Gillis added. “I’m going to recover from it, and I’ll be fine.”

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