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Could this have happened to a better guy around the Christmas holiday? Joey Porter is still sitting in jail this morning on felony bad check writing charges, according to the Kern County Sheriff (California) Department booking site. Media reports say that the Steelers former loudmouth was arrested Friday night after a traffic stop. Lt. Scott Tunnicliffe of the Bakersfield Police Department said Porter, who retired from pro football after last season, was pulled over on a traffic stop at 9:46 p.m. Friday at the corner of Etchert and Calloway in west Bakersfield. Of course we went looking for a mugshot. We’ve yet to locate that photo, but we can show you the booking report. This isn’t Joey’s first rodeo with cops. There was the arrest for assaulting a cop and DUI. As you can see from his booking page, it seems Joey will be spending Christmas in jail since it’ll be hard to get in front of a judge on Christmas Eve. Sorry, bro. [Porter arrested on felony check-writing charge] Filed under: Football
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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 [...]
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...
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.
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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 »
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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.
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