Scottie Scheffler arrest update: Kentucky lawyers to address court TOMORROW - after they vowed charges would not be dropped

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The saga of Scottie Scheffler's shock arrest at the US PGA Championship is set to continue this week.

Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell announced he will address court regarding the case at 1pm ET on Wednesday, less than a week before the World No. 1 was slated to be arraigned, according to Spectrum News 1 Kentucky.

With the permission of the court, the two-time major winner will not be present in Kentucky, despite not competing in the latest PGA Tour event, the RBC Canadian Open, later this week.

Scheffler's lawyer, Steve Romines, will also conduct a press conference outside Jefferson County Hall of Justice, at 1:30pm ET immediately following the court address.

Scheffler was arrested in the early hours of May 17 before his second round of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky, for not following police orders during a pedestrian fatality investigation.

A mugshot of world no 1 Scottie Scheffler following his arrest by Louisville police last Friday

A mugshot of world no 1 Scottie Scheffler following his arrest by Louisville police last Friday

The 27-year-old was booked on four charges, including second-degree assault of a police officer, which is a felony.

Despite whispers around Valhalla during the second major of the year suggesting that charges against the PGA Tour star could be dropped, Louisville police insisted the legal process would go ahead.

Louisville Metro police chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel vowed to 'to respect the legal process' and 'let it play out' in a press conference last week.

'We are all looking to move forward,' Mayor Greenberg added during the press conference last Thursday.

'But we have to respect the legal process. And that's what we are going to do. We are going to let that play out.'

During the press conference, Gwinn-Villaroel revealed that Detective Gillis did not turn on his body-worn camera - a violation of police policy.

Officials also released two new videos of the moment Scheffler was put in handcuffs and arrested. They said that they are not aware of any footage of the initial interaction between the golf star and police.

With the permission of the court, the two-time major winner will not be present in court

With the permission of the court, the two-time major winner will not be present in court

Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel of Kentucky Police spoke at a press conference last week

Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel of Kentucky Police spoke at a press conference last week

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Detective who arrested Scottie Scheffler is punished by Louisville police after violating policy over bodycam failure

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Scheffler had been accused of failing to stop for police as he attempted to gain entry at a point when they were managing traffic in the wake of a fatal collision between a bus and a member of the tournament's security staff, John Mills.

The police report said Scheffler failed to comply with instructions and then drove away from officer Gillis, causing him to be dragged along by the two-time Masters winner's car.

He was taken to a Louisville jail and booked in Jefferson County on four charges; felony second-degree assault on a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving, disregarding signals from officers directing traffic.

In Kentucky, second-degree assault is a Class C felony which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

Scheffler was released from jail in time to make his tee time for the second round of the major championship.

In a statement following his release, Scheffler said the incident was a 'big misunderstanding', while his attorney Steve Romines said he plans to plead not guilty.

Police said Scheffler failed to comply with instructions and drove away from officer Gillis

Police said Scheffler failed to comply with instructions and drove away from officer Gillis

One video came from a fixed pole camera on Shelbyville Road, while the second came from the dashcam of a police car.

Footage from the pole camera shows the moment Scheffler was stopped by a police officer who appeared to hit his car as he tried to make his way into Valhalla, which seemingly came after his interaction with Gillis.

The two-time Masters champion can then be seen exiting the vehicle and being led away in handcuffs after the incident.

In the dashcam footage, which is over 55 minutes long, the moment which led to Scheffler's arrest cannot be made out with other vehicles blocking the view, but he is seen being taken away in handcuffs by police at one stage.

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