Mattocks in trouble with Pennsylvania law

HARRISON, NJ – APRIL 27: FC Cincinnati forward Darren Mattocks (11) controls the ball during the second half of the Major League Soccer game between the New York Red Bulls and FC Cincinnati on April 27, 209 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Out of favour Jamaica International, FC Cincinnati forward Darren Mattocks has found himself on the wrong side of the law in Pennsylvania.

According to reports, Mattocks the scorer of three goals in the 2019 Major League Soccer Season 4 Cincinnati is facing one count each of making a false, fraudulent or incomplete insurance claim and theft by deception in Carol township Pennsylvania.

Both of the charges against Mattocks are felony crimes in Pennsylvania. According to court documents independently obtained by the Inquirer, Mattocks last appeared in court on January 29.

He did not participate in the club’s January 29 friendly against Phoenix Rising FC.

At the 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.