Alabama Defensive Back Cyrus Jones Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
A Tuscaloosa Police statement says officers arrested the 21-year-old Jones at about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday after responding to a domestic call. Police said Wednesday that Jones had taken and damaged a 22-year-old woman’s cellphone earlier in the day and threatened to assault her in front of a witness.
Jones was charged with two domestic violence misdemeanors: third-degree harassment and third-degree criminal mischief.
It’s the fourth arrest of a Crimson Tide player since March. Defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was dismissed from the school after his second domestic violence arrest, the first leading to his dismissal from the University of Georgia.
Jones is Alabama’s most experienced cornerback. The converted receiver has started 19 games in two seasons.
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