Ex-NFL, USC Star Keyshawn Johnson Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Abuse

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    File Photo: Keyshawn Johnson looks on during the 2007 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

    Former NFL and USC wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested early Monday on suspicion of domestic abuse in Calabasas.

    Authorities responded around 12:48 a.m. to reports of possible spousal abuse at his home, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

    Deputies determined that Johnson and his ex-girlfriend “were involved in a domestic dispute,” officials said.

    Johnson was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery. He was booked in jail but was released after posting $20,000 bail.

    A call to SAFE Sports Management President Jerome Stanley, who negotiated Johnson’s contract for the NFL Countdown show on ESPN, was not immediately returned.

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