(WXYZ) - According to the Middletown Press, Detroit Lions' defensive back Amari Spievey was arrested in Middletown, Conn. after an altercation with his girlfriend and their 2-year-old daughter.
Spievey was charged with third-degree assault, disorderly conduct, and risk of injury to a child. Spievey's girlfirend, Lisamarie Santos, was also charged with risk of injury and disorderly conduct. Reportedly, the dispute was over child support.
Both were scheduled to appear in court today.
Two weeks ago, Spievey signed a one-year contract with the Lions.