Reports: Cowboys’ Dez Bryant arrested on misdemeanor charge
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested Monday in DeSoto, Texas, the local Dallas-Forth Worth television station WFAA reported Monday. Local Fox affiliate reporter Mike Doocy reported that Bryant was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge.
BREAKING-FOX 4 News reporting that Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant arrested in Desoto. Misdemeanor domestic violence charge.
— Mike Doocy (@MDoocy) July 16, 2012
WFAA contacted Bryant, who did not go into detail about the arrest.
“I’m good, I’m good,” Bryant told the station. WFAA reported that he was with a “close friend” Monday night.
The latest legal issue would be one in an already long line of off-the-field problems for Bryant. In January, Bryant reportedly fought with people tied to rapper Lil Wayne outside a Miami nightclub.
Bryant has been sued multiple times, the latest of which came last December by a New York-based company that said he failed to pay back $100,000 in loans. In March 2011, Bryant faced two lawsuits for allegedly failing to pay for jewelry worth more than $850,000.
Also in March 2011, off-duty police officers at a mall issued Bryant a criminal trespass warning after he got into a spat with the officers, who asked him and three friends to pull up their pants to cover their underwear.
Bryant will be entering his third NFL season this fall. He caught 63 passes for 928 yards and nine touchdowns last season with the Cowboys.