Former MLB Player Carl Crawford Arrested For Alleged Domestic Violence


Former All-Star Carl Crawford has been arrested for alleged domestic violence on Thursday.

TMZ Sports reported on Thursday that Crawford surrendered to authorities at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in Texas. Jail records show Crawford was booked for “ASLT FAM/HOUSE MEM IMPED BRTH/CIRCU”. The shorthand seems to mean: assault of a family member/impeded breath/circulation, which TMZ says generally means there was an alleged choking incident. Crawford is being held on $10,000 bond and has a court date of July 7.

It has been a rough month for Carl Crawford. Just last month, A woman and a 5-year-old boy drowned in the backyard pool of former Dodger outfielder Carl Crawford’s house on Saturday afternoon, according toThe Houston Chronicle’s Paul Takahashi.The 5-year-old reportedly started having trouble breathing in the pool on property owned by Crawford. The 25-year-old woman then jumped in and tried to save him. The Houston police and fire departments were reportedly called around 2:40 p.m. and found the woman and boy unresponsive. They were declared dead after being transported to Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital.

Crawford, 38, is from Houston. He played in MLB from 2002-2016 and was a four-time All-Star.

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