Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 3/27/13
Here we go again… According to the Mercury News, Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested in Middletown, Connecticut Tuesday after an altercation with his girlfriend over child support. The 24-year-old Spievey (who was brought back by the Lions on a one-year deal), was charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct. Spievey’s girlfriend, 26-year-old Lisamarie Santos, was also charged with risk of injury and disorderly conduct for her alleged involvement in the domestic dispute. Santos told police she and Spievey, her live-in boyfriend, got into an argument about child support. She said he is the father of her 2-year-old daughter. At one point during the argument, Spievey put his hand around Santos’ neck and pushed her, she told police. Police said they observed a small red mark on the front side of her neck. In a later statement to police, Santos said Spievey was telling her daughter “not to be like your mother.’ She also told police that when she...
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