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Milton Bradley won't face charges over alleged threats

February 11, 2011 |  3:24 pm

The Los Angeles city attorney's office said Friday that criminal charges will not be filed against former Dodger outfielder Milton Bradley for allegedly making threats against a woman.

Bradley, currently under contract by the Seattle Mariners, was arrested by Los Angeles police Jan. 18 for allegedly making threats against a woman at a residence in the 5300 block of Oak Park Court in Encino.

Neither the identity of the woman nor details of the alleged threats were released by authorities.

But based on the evidence, city prosecutors said they would bring Bradley in for a hearing to discuss "the most appropriate course of action" to resolve the case," said Frank Mateljan, a spokesman for City Atty. Carmen Trutanich.

"We felt a criminal charge was not warranted at this time," Mateljan said.

In November 2004, Bradley was arrested after he allegedly confronted a police officer during a traffic stop in Ohio. The Dodgers traded Bradley to the Oakland A's in 2005 after he threw a plastic water bottle toward fans at Dodger Stadium and had a clubhouse confrontation with former Times reporter Jason Reid.

-- Andrew Blankstein