Fort Lauderdale, FL (Sports Network) - Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson
turned himself in to authorities on Monday for allegedly violating several
terms of his probation and served time in Broward County jail before being
released on $1,000 bail.
Johnson, while a member of the Miami Dolphins, was arrested last August on a
misdemeanor after allegedly head-butting his then-wife Evelyn Lozada during
According to a police report, Johnson and Lozada were arguing in a vehicle.
The argument apparently started when Lozada found a receipt for condoms in the
Johnson, who had never been arrested during his NFL career, was released by
the Dolphins soon after the incident. He was given a probation sentence, but
an arrest warrant was issued last week after Johnson failed to check in with
his probation officer.
The next court date for Johnson is reportedly June 3.
The 34-year-old veteran played his first 10 seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals
and spent the 2011 campaign with New England. He has 766 career catches for
11,059 yards and 67 touchdowns.
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