Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 8/3/13
The Iraq war veteran turned NFL cheerleader for the Arizona Cardinals has been arrested for assaulting her boyfriend at her Arizona home. Megan Welter called police for help getting her professional fighter boyfriend to leave her home after the couple argued about a text message he had sent to an ex-girlfriend. When police arrived at her Scottsdale home however, it was Welter who was arrested after cell phone footage recorded by her boyfriend showed the 29-year-old cheerleader hitting and scratching him and yelling: "Who is she?" as he pleaded with her to stop, according to WPTV. The argument began in the early hours of Saturday, July 20, after the couple went out drinking to celebrate Welter's birthday.  In the 911 call, Welter — who spent 16 months leading a platoon in Iraq — claimed she was choked and had her head smashed on a ceramic tile floor. She then told the operator: "I'm a NFL cheerleader, I cannot have ..." before her voice trails off. Her boyf...
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