Jaguars’ Dante Fowler Jr. Arrested For Battery After He Allegedly Punched A Man

Jacksonville Jaguars star defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. was arrested in St. Petersburg on Tuesday night on charges of simple battery and mischief, according to TMZ.

The 22-year-old Fowler was arrested by St. Petersburg Police for the misdemeanor charges at 9:02 p.m. Tuesday evening and released at 1:43 a.m. on bonds totaling $650.

According to the police report, Fowler, 22, punched a guy and broke his glasses after after a verbal argument. Cops say the victim didn’t have any visible injuries. Cops also noted they don’t believe DF was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Fowler was arrested for 2 misdemeanors … simple battery and criminal mischief.

The Jaguars said they are looking into the matter.

“The Jaguars are aware of the situation involving defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. and are currently gathering more information,” the Jaguars said in a statement. “The team has been in communication with Dante. No further comment will be made at this time.”

Fowler, who was the third overall selection in the 2015 NFL draft, had 32 tackles and 4.0 sacks for the Jaguars last season.

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