The Atlantic City Police Department turned the case over to the prosecutor’s office to ensure all appropriate charges are considered, the prosecutor’s office announced Wednesday afternoon. Both entities will investigate the case.
Rice and his fiancée were charged with simple assault following a physical altercation outside the Revel Casino in Atlantic City early Saturday morning. No one was injured in the altercation.
Rice has been charged with simple assault, a disorderly persons offense.
Rice holds 11 Rutgers University rushing records, including career yards and career touchdowns. He was drafted by the Ravens in 2008, and won Super Bowl XLVII with the team following the 2012 season.