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Chad Johnson arrested on domestic violence charge

7:17 AM, Aug 12, 2012   |    comments
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DAVIE, Fla. -- Police say Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, accused of head-butting his newlywed wife during an argument in front of their home in Davie, Fla.

Davie police Capt. Dale Engle says Johnson and his wife were at dinner Saturday night and she confronted him about a receipt she had found for a box of condoms.

His wife, Evelyn Lozada, is on the reality show, "Basketball Wives," and the couple married last month.

Engle says when they arrived at their driveway, Lozada says Johnson head-butted her. She was treated at a hospital for a forehead cut.

Engle says Johnson is in the Broward County Jail where he will remain until he can appear before a judge, which Engle says might not be until Monday.

Johnson's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, declined to comment.

The Associated Press

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