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Lions' Spievey arrested after fight over child support

Woman also charged in Connecticut incident Brad Biggs

Print This March 27, 2013, 03:45 PM EST

Detroit Lions safety Amari Spievey was arrested Tuesday in Connecticut and after a fight with his girlfriend over child support.

The Middletown Press reports Spievey has been charged with third-degree assault, risk of injury to a child and disorlderly conduct. Spievey’s girlfriend Lisamarie Santos was charged, as well, with risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct.

According to a complaint by Santos, Spievey put his hand on her neck and pushed her during an argument Tuesday. Police noted a red mark on her neck. Santos allegedly pushed Spievey while he was holding the couple’s 2-year-old daughter.

Bond for Spievey was set at $5,000.

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Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune
 

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