Chad Johnson Could Face Up To a Year In Prison

Categories: Crime, Sports
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Chad Johnson's NFL career is all but over. His wife, Evelyn Lozada, has filed for divorce. His sponsors have dropped him. His reality TV series is canceled. The troubles keep coming, and now comes a report that Johnson could face up to a year in prison for assaulting his wife earlier this month.

Johnson was originally charged with a misdemeanor domestic violence charge for the August 11 incident in which he allegedly head butted his wife after she found a receipt for a box of condoms in his car.

While Johnson has often bragged about never getting arrested while in the NFL, an older charge for slapping an ex-girlfriend came to light. Back in 2000 he was charged with slapping a woman. He plead no contest, and reported to Oregon State weeks later to play football. He was punished with community service time.

Now Gossip Extra reports that because of the prior arrest, Johnson's latest charge could be bumped up to a felony. That's up to the discretion of the Broward County State Attorney, and there's no word on whether they plan to up the charges.

Though, if the charges are upped Johnson could face mandatory prison time of up to 12 months.

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jcueto071680
jcueto071680

He should of never married and continued to be single and have fun like he wanted too. Eve is crazy and he should of knew better then to think she was going to let any of this slide.

 

Tony Miller
Tony Miller

Why is he being treated as harshly as Michael Vick? Despite his past record of abuse a good lawyer can get him off. The NFL is full of actual convicted criminals I see no reason to treat an accused criminal this way. The media is sensationalizing this story and milking it. The sponsors are hypocrites. The business practices they have are far worse than what he's been accused of. Stop supporting the NFL.

Joey Glez
Joey Glez

Everyone knows he's not doing any jail time.....

Phil Ramirez
Phil Ramirez

why would he venture outside the "White Girl" realm?!?!

Will Iam
Will Iam

I guess he's gonna need to blow his way back to the top!

Gil Rodriguez
Gil Rodriguez

thats what you get for hanging out w ghetto chicks....

RT Kitten
RT Kitten

if it is bumped up to a felony, that attorney just wants the spotlight and the glory

Seán Schauseil
Seán Schauseil

He went to give her a kiss and they bumped heads... :( poor guy

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