WATCH ABOVE: The suspected beer tosser at the Blue Jays – Orioles wild card game turned himself into Toronto Police on Thursday night. Pagan didn’t answer any questions, but his lawyer said he was charged with one count of mischief.
Toronto police say that the man who allegedly threw a beer can on the field during Tuesday’s wildcard game at Rogers Centre was formally charged Thursday night.
Kenneth Pagan, a 41 year old man from Hamilton, is facing one charge of mischief in relation to the event.
Police say Pagan surrendered himself Thursday at 7:15 p.m. ET.
Pagan’s lawyer Tyler Smith said that Pagan is cooperating with police and that he is presumed innocent at the moment.
Smith also said Pagan will not be speaking to media before the trial begins.
The incident happened during the Blue Jays game against the Baltimore Orioles when Jays pinch hitter Melvin Upton Jr. flied out to deep left field.
As Baltimore Orioles left fielder Hyun Soo Kim made the catch, he narrowly avoided being struck in the head by a beer can.
Pagan is a sports copy editor at Postmedia’s head office in Hamilton, senior executives confirmed to Global News Wednesday.
WATCH: Did he or didn’t he? Toronto police have identified a suspect they believe tossed a can of beer towards a Baltimore Orioles outfielder tracking down a fly ball. The potentially dangerous stunt at Tuesday’s Blue Jays game set off a wave of amateur sleuths and online detectives pouring over video trying to pinpoint who threw the can. Eric Sorensen reports.