WNBA star Brittney Griner and her fiancée, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested in Goodyear, Ariz. last night on charges of assault and disorderly conduct.
Griner and Johnson were booked by the Maricopa County sheriff’s office, which posted their mugshots and charges on the office’s official website. The official police report from the incident has not yet been released, so details are scarce, but we will update when we know more.
Update: Here are some more details, via the Arizona Republic:
A verbal argument between Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancé turned physical on Wednesday afternoon resulting in the arrests of both women on assault and disorderly conduct allegations, according to a police report.
Griner, 24, and WNBA player Glory Johnson were in an argument in the Goodyear home they recently purchased. Several people inside the home tried to break up the fight before police were called, police said.
Police reports indicate that Johnson’s sister called Goodyear police Wednesday afternoon to report that Johnson and Griner, who were “in the living room throwing things at each other.”