Charges dropped against Dion Lewis


The surveillance video has spoken.

With both sides in the controversy regarding felony charges filed against Eagles running back Dion Lewis and his brother confident that the eye in the sky would vindicate their respective positions, the Lewis camp apparently won.

Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that charges against Lewis have been dropped.

Lewis was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly making a ruckus at a Hampton Inn in Albany, New York.  He and his older brother, who had rented a room for the night so that they wouldn’t have to drive after drinking, allegedly pulled a fire alarm when they couldn’t gain access to the lobby via a locked door.

Lewis had faced a felony count of falsely reporting a fire, along with misdemeanor reckless endangerment charges.  Per McLane, he’ll report for training camp Wednesday.

Though Lewis was vindicated, it would be disappointing if his teammates don’t find a way to poke fun at him — perhaps by storming into his room in the middle of the night and shouting, “Fire!  Fire!