Found December 24, 2012 on Hinton's Sports Highlights:

There is nothing like spending the Holidays in the slammer. This is where former Steelers, Dolphins, and Cardinals linebacker Joey Porter will be wishing you Happy Holidays from. The 13 year NFL vet was arrested in California on Friday night on a warrant for allegedly passing bad checks in Nevada. Reports are stating Porter was … Continue reading »


Porter arrested for writing bad checks

Joey Porter was arrested on Friday night on a felony charge of writing bad checks. Here are some of the details.

Report: Former NFL player Joey Porter busted for writing bad checks

Former NFL linebacker, Joey Porter, isn’t exactly someone who people would think of as having high moral character. But that really didn’t matter when playing on defenses like the Pittsburgh Steelers. His reckless abandon on the field and disregard for human life was wanted. Of course, off-the-field, that behavior isn’t going to help you, and [...]

Joey Porter released from jail

Authorities say former NFL Pro Bowl linebacker Joey Porter was released from a California jail after paying $70,000 owed to the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. A spokeswoman with the Kern County jail in Bakersfield said Porter was released Monday. Prosecutor Samuel Bateman in Las Vegas says Porter was arrested during the weekend in on a theft and bad check complaint filed earlier...

Joey Porter released from jail after arrest for writing bad checks

Former NFL loudmouth Joey Porter was released from jail on Monday, three days after being arrested for writing bad checks to the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas. According to The Bakersfield Californian, Porter was arrested in Bakersfield on a felony warrant from Clark County, Nev., following a traffic stop on Friday. The warrant was for writing $70,000 in bad checks to the casino...

Report: Ex-Steelers LB Porter out of jail after repaying debt

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Joey Porter was released from jail in Bakersfield, Calif., three days after he was charged with writing bad checks in Las Vegas. According to reports, Porter paid a $70,000 debt to Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas and was released Monday. Porter, 35, retired in July after a 13-year NFL career that also included stops with Miami and Arizona.

Joey Porter arrested for writing bad checks

Joey Porter has been arrested  for writing bad checks. Police picked Porter up on a warrant after a routine traffic stop on Friday. Porter, 35, retired form the NFL in July. Porter spent eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and later played with the Miami Dolphins and Arizona Cardinals. The Kern County Sheriff’s Department’s website says Porter is not expected to be released...

Joey Porter Spending Christmas In Jail

Not accepting Joey Porter’s bad checks? THAT’S DISRESPECT! The former star linebacker with the Steelers and Dolphins was last seen in the NFL recording all of 16 tackles in six games with Arizona in 2011 before announcing his retirement. Apparently, life since football isn’t going swimmingly, as Peezy was arrested late last week for passing bad checks. Former NFL star Joey...

Joey Porter Nearly Spent Christmas in Jail After Arrest for Cutting Bad Check in Las Vegas

During his playing days, Joey Porter was known as one of the NFL’s fiercest linebackers, going to the Pro Bowl four times and winning Super Bowl XL with the Steelers in 2006. The last he was heard from was with Arizona in the 2011 season, signing a one-day contract to retire as a Steeler back in July. However, though it’s not uncommon for NFL players to get themselves in financial...
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