The Dallas Police Department issued an arrest warrant. buffalo bills Pass rusher Von Miller, according to a report from TMZ and other media outlets.According to reports TMZa DPD spokesperson said, “The warrant stems from an incident involving Miller and a female on Nov. 29 at approximately 11 a.m.”
initial report Dallas police responded to a “large disturbance call,” suggesting there was a physical altercation between Miller and a pregnant woman.
According to a Dallas area outlet WFAA:
“[o]Police said officers learned that Miller and the alleged victim were in an argument when Miller allegedly assaulted her. Multiple law enforcement sources told WFAA that the alleged victim is Miller’s longtime girlfriend.
“Police say Miller left the scene before officers arrived. The alleged victim was not taken to a hospital, but was treated at the scene for minor injuries, police said. did.”
as pointed out by WFAA, “ Assault on a pregnant person is a third-degree felony in Texas. ”
In response, the Bills released the following short statement:
Statement from the bill:
“This morning, we learned of an incident involving Von Miller. We are currently gathering further information and have no further comment at this time.”
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) November 30, 2023
Mr. Miller has faced criminal charges in the past. During the winter of 2021, he was under investigation by the Parker (Colo.) Police Department in the Denver area. But the city’s district attorney’s office, the 18th Judicial District, declined to move forward with charges against Miller. Details regarding the investigation were not released by authorities, and Miller remained with the Broncos.
And in 2022, Miller was the subject of a civil lawsuit for allegedly distributing sexually explicit images of a woman he once dated. This lawsuit then was fired.
update: according to new report from WFAA On Thursday night, the alleged victim downplayed the incident and told reporters via text that no assault occurred.
“We are fine,” she wrote. “Things were taken way out of context. This is just outrageous!”
She called the incident a “huge misunderstanding” and said it was a “verbal disagreement.”
“No one assaulted anyone,” she texted. “This is insane. And sad.”
Earlier in the day, Miller turned himself in He is charged with third-degree felony assault of a pregnant woman, punishable by two to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
This post will be updated as more information becomes available.