The following is a media release from Tuscaloosa Police: ...Read more
Arrest is Taylor’s second in connection with assaults on women
The University of Alabama football team dismissed recently added defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor on
Sunday afternoon after his most recent run-in with the law. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA - Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor was arrested Saturday night for domestic violence criminal mischief, domestic violence assault. He was being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with a $1000 bond set for his release after a manditory 12-hour domestic violence hold.
According to the media release the victim stated that she was assaulted by her boyfriend at approximately 6 pm Saturday evening. After speaking with the victim and suspect, officers found probable cause to arrest Taylor. The 24 year old victim had minor injuries to her neck due to the assault.
The University of Alabama announced the firing of men's basketball coach Anthony Grant on Sunday afternoon. Here is the entire statement released by the University's media relations department: