Former Red Sox Carl Crawford arrested for domestic violence

Rob Bradford
June 05, 2020 - 7:44 am

According to TMZ, former Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford has been arrested for allegedly choking his former girlfriend at gunpoint.

As of Thursday night, Crawford was in custody after surrendering to authorities in Houston, being held on a $10,000 bond.

Crawford's attorney Rusty Hardin told TMZ, "We strongly deny the charges and the conduct he is alleged to have engaged in. He would never hurt a woman. He has no criminal history."

The alleged victim, Crawford's former girlfriend, said in the report that she was pushed to the ground after the former MLB player had already unloaded a round from his semi-automatic handgun. Holding the woman on the ground, the 38-year-old allegedly squeezed her neck while yelling accusations stemming from her involvement with another man.

Crawford allegedly texted the woman to inform her he was hiring somebody to track down the male he believed she had become involved with.

For all the details of the report, click here.

Crawford played for the Red Sox in 2011 and part of 2012 before being traded to the Dodgers. His last major league season came in 2016.