Posted October 28, 2013

Domestic abuse charges against Jared Sullinger have been dismissed

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Domestic abuse charges against Jared Sullinger have been dropped.

Jared Sullinger has had all charges against him in a domestic abuse case dismissed. (Rocky Widner/National Basketball)

Domestic abuse charges against Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger were dismissed today, according to ESPN.

Sullinger was arrested in late August after his girlfriend called the police and accused Sullinger of attacking her in his Waltham, Mass., apartment. He was charged with assault and battery, as well as destruction of property and intimidating a witness after the incident.

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At a pre-trial hearing on Monday, the woman’s lawyer read a statement saying that her client no longer wished to pursue the case, and Sullinger’s lawyer asked for all charges to be dismissed, which the judge granted.  Sullinger released a statement after the initial incident apologizing to his girlfriend as well as to the Celtics and their fans.


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