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In a recently released police video, Yasiel Puig is shown desperately pleading for his freedom during his arrest last month on a charge of reckless driving.

“Please, sir,” Puig can be heard saying in Spanish multiple times to the Florida Highway Patrol officer who arrested him.


As Yasiel Puig was handcuffed, he repeatedly asked the officer not to arrest him. (Credit: Florida Highway Patrol)

In case you missed it: Puig was arrested on Dec. 28, accused of driving 110 mph on a road with a 70 mph speed limit. He was charged with reckless driving, and the arrest was his second of the year.

In the video captured by the officer’s dashboard camera, the trooper, who speaks Spanish, appears to be particularly upset when learning Puig’s mother is in the vehicle.

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