Seattle Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill has been arrested for
a domestic violence incident in the suburb of Issaquah, Washington, according
to Mike Ferreri of ABC Seattle.
Hill hasn’t been formally charged yet, but he was arrested
for two domestic violence infractions, according to Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football
Hill was arrested for fourth-degree assault and unlawful
imprisonment. The assault would be a gross misdemeanor while the unlawful
imprisonment would be a Class C felony charge in Washington state. The latter
would carry a sentence of up to five years in jail and a fine of up to $10,000
if Hill is charged and convicted.
This marks Hill’s latest off-field incident, as he was also
arrested for domestic violence in April 2010. The charge in that case was ultimately
dropped after he agreed to enroll in a domestic violence treatment program.
Beyond his issues with domestic violence, Hill has also been
arrested twice on marijuana-related offenses.
Over 13 games for the Seahawks last season, Hill recorded 47
tackles with 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble. The eight-year pro is set to hit
free agency this offseason.
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