Valorant pro player Hunter “SicK” Mims has been arrested again for Class B Criminal Trespassing. Additionally, This news came just two months after his first arrest. Journalist George Geddes confirmed the news on May 8, 2023. Here is everything we know about the recent development.
Hunter “Sick” Mims began his professional career as a Counter Strike Global Offensive player who gained fame for his stints with Team Solo Mid and Misfits Gaming. He is highly regarded in the VALORANT community, having achieved a significant milestone in his career by winning the VCT 2021 Stage 2 Masters Reykjavík with team Sentinels.
After joining the team in April 2020, Sick quickly established himself as a talented secondary duelist, known for his flashy plays and fan-favorite status. Unfortunately, he was benched in June 2022 due to ongoing family problems and mental health issues. Since then, we witnessed a continued downfall in his career.
Sick has been arrested for the same charge once again
Esports journalist George Geddes tweeted on May 8th that Sick has been arrested again for the same charges as before. In the tweet, Geddes also mentioned Sick’s recent erratic behavior on his live streams and expressed concern for his well-being. Geddes asked fans to support Sick during this difficult time.
Today news publications are planning to post about SicK. I want you all to know from me.
He was arrested again today for criminal trespassing, the same charge as before.
You may have seen he acted differently on stream. He isn’t well, please support him when he returns. 1/2
— George Geddes (@GeorgeCGed) May 8, 2023
SicK recently returned to Twitter and streaming, but some of his followers have noticed a change in his behavior. They observed that he seemed erratic and was slurring his speech, leading some to assume he was under the influence of substances. During a live stream, viewers also noticed he was behaving differently with his chat and didn’t seem like himself. Clips of him slurring were shared by viewers.
Sentinels is supporting Sick by working with his family during this challenging time. The team had previously paid for his $5000 bail and flown his sister out to assist with his release papers during his last arrest. Shahzeb “Shahzam” Khan, Sick’s former teammate, has also publicly appealed to fans on Twitter to forgive Sick for his recent misconduct and provide him with support.
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