Out of favour Jamaica International FC Cincinnati forward Darren Mattocks has found himself on the wrong side of the law in Pennsylvania.
According to media reports mattocks a scorer of three goals in the 2019 major league soccer season for Cincinnati, is facing one count each of making a false, fraudulent or incomplete insurance claim and theft by deception in Carroll Township, Pennsylvania.
Both of the charges against mattocks are felony crimes in Pennsylvania.
According to court documents independently obtained by the enquirer, mattocks last appeared in court January 29.
Mattocks did not participate in the club’s January 29 friendly against Phoenix Rising Fc.
At that time, the absence was due to what the team described as a personal matter.
Mattocks is scheduled to return to court February 27 for a formal arraignment, according to court documents.
FC Cincinnati kicks off its 2020 MLS regular season three days later with a march 1 match against the New York Red Bulls at Red bull arena.
Mattocks scored the opening goal for the club in the 2019 preseason on January 30 against Montreal impact.