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Miami Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson is out of jail and off the Dolphins team after spending the night for his Saturday arrest on domestic violence charges.
Johnson appeared in front of a judge at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, his bond was set at $2,500, and he was ordered not to have contact with his wife Evelyn Lozada.
Davie police Capt. Dale Engle said the argument, which occurred in the front of the couple's home, started when Lozada confronted Johnson about a receipt she had found for a box of condoms.
According to an arrest affidavit, Johnson's wife said she was taking groceries into their home when she found the receipt in the car's trunk. When the two were seated back in the car, they began talking about the receipt and their marriage. That's when Johnson got upset and head-butted his wife, the report says.
Lozada ran to a neighbor's house and called police. A responding officer said he saw a 3-inch cut on Lozada's forehead, according to the affidavit.
Johnson did not have any visible marks or bruises. When questioned by police, he confirmed there was an argument over the receipt, but said his wife had head-butted him.
The officer, based on interviews and observations, charged Johnson with simple domestic battery.
If convicted, Johnson faces a maximum penalty of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine, though he could also receive community service, probation or anger management classes.
NFL.com reports that Lozada told police that she wants to press charges, signing the affidavit to do so.
Johnson has been arrested for domestic violence before. In college, he was arrested for an altercation with his then-girlfriend Chevon Jex. He was required to take anger-management classes and placed on probation.
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More bad news for Chad Johnson following his arrest over the weekend, as VH1 has pulled the plug on the reality show centered around him and his wife, Evelyn.
Chad Johnson was arrested for alleged domestic violence outside his home after allegedly head-butting his wife during an argument.
So much for Chad Johnson turning over that new leaf.
According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and NFL.com, Johnson was arrested in Davie, Fl. on Saturday night for domestic violence.
The incident took place in a car, where the Dolphins receiver allegedly head-butted his wife, Evelyn Lozada, during a "heated argument." Cops on the scene noted Lozada had "a pretty...
According to Ben Volin of The Palm Beach Post, the future of wide receiver Chad Johnson is currently in doubt as a member of the Miami Dolphins.
“Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson’s standing with the Dolphins remained in doubt Sunday following his arrest Saturday night on a domestic violence charge stemming from an altercation with his wife,” reported Volin.
Word is coming in from the Davie, FL Police that Miami Dolphins WR Chad (Ochocinco) Johnson has been arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery, according to the Miami Herald.
The incident occurred at the Johnson residence Saturday evening, where an argument started and escalated.
Johnson’s wife, Evelyn, a star in the TV reality show “Basketball Wives” reported the two...
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has gone on the record in regards to why the team cut Chad Johnson in a presser that was televised on the NFL Network.
Philbin assumed a stance that painted a picture that the decision was based on a “body of work” that was put together “both on and off-the-field.”
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Do the Houston Texans strike you as a desperate kind of franchise? Do Gary Kubiak and Rick Smith seem like they need attention? Ever seen the Texans pull some stunt?
No? Then why would they sign Chad Johnson?
The 34-year-old wide receiver was released by the Miami Dolphins less than a day after he was accused of head-butting his wife and arrested. So he is available and he might...
Evelyn Lozada filed for divorce from Chad Johnson three days after he allegedly head-butted her during an argument in their driveway. Lozada claimed the marriage is "irretrievably broken" in legal documents filed in Florida. Johnson was arrested following a 911 call on Saturday night after an argument started when Lozada claimed she found a receipt for a box of condoms...
You'd have a hard time finding anyone to dispute the notion that VH1 made the right decision--ethically and even from a business standpoint--in canceling Chad Johnson's new reality show, which was set to premiere on Sept. 3.
Johnson was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge over the weekend. The wide receiver formerly known as Ochocinco allegedly head-butted...
More details are emerging about the altercation that took place between Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson and his wife, Evelyn Lozada Saturday night that resulted in Chad being arrested for domestic violence battery. But the backlash from the incident has already taken effect. The Miami Dolphins released Chad on Sunday. TMZ obtained the police report but which [...]
A series of Tweets from Izzy Gould of the Sun-Sentinel this morning shed a bit more light on the arrest of Miami Dolphins Receiver Chad Johnson as he was being released from Broward County Jail.
According to the Police Report, Johnson and his wife, Evelyn Lozada were arguing in a Smart Car. Earlier reports indicate that the arguments began over a receipt for Condoms, which the story...
It’s official: the Chad Johnson Era is over in Miami.
Even after an atrocious 2011, most observers never expected that the former Mr. Ochocinco would have more legal name changes as a Dolphin than receptions. His Dolphins stint lasted two months and a day, and consisted largely of a sideshow. In his one preseason game he produced nothing but a key drop on third down that serves...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- As the Miami Dolphins took the field for practice Sunday, Chad Johnson was getting out of jail.
Hours later, he was out of work.
The Dolphins terminated the six-time Pro Bowl receiver's contract about 24 hours after he was arrested in a domestic battery case involving his wife.
Johnson had been released from jail on 2,500 bond earlier Sunday after his wife...
According to The Miami Herald, Chad Johnson’s bond has been set at $2,500. The Miami Dolphins’ receiver should be released from jail some time today after being arrested ad charged last night for domestic violence after head butting his wife Eveyln Lozada.
The court has also issued an order for Johnson to stay away from Lozada for now.
“Johnson finally did get...
Innocent until proven guilty right? That theory does not apply when you bring unwanted attention to your business.
The Miami Dolphins are completely within their rights to cut Chad Johnson because he made a mistake that they do not want affiliated with their team.
The league has reported that the 34-year-old has already cleared out his locker at training camp.
Even if his account...