Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested

Broncos WR Jerry Jeudy arrested

6:20 p.m.: Jeudy did not commit domestic violence, Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown said, calling the charges a “very minor offense.” The incident involved property only, via CBS4’s Michael Spencer (Twitter connections).

The domestic violence charges were brought because the woman involved is the mother of Jeudy’s month-old child, via Mike Klis of 9News (Twitter shortcut). The woman involved accused Jeudy of withholding medical records, her wallet and the baby’s car seat, Klis tweets. Jeudy accused the woman of stealing one of his three phones, adds Denver Post’s Ryan O’Halloran (on Twitter). Jeudy went into police custody without incident and will meet with a judge, Spencer, on Friday morning tweets.

3:44 p.m.: Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jedy was arrested this afternoon and sent to the Arapahoe County (Colo.) Detention Center, authorities said. The third-year wideout, according to the Arapahoe Sheriff (Twitter shortcut).

Authorities have charged Jeudy with second-degree criminal manipulation of a domestic violence enhancer. In Colorado, this means tampering with another’s property with intent “to cause injury, inconvenience, or annoyance to that person or to another.” Jeudy may be released from prison after a judge’s approval, with NFL.com’s Tom Pelissero noting that such a meeting is likely to take place within the next 24 hours (Twitter shortcut). He was arrested around noon on Thursday.

This is not a criminal offense, ProFootballNetwork.com’s Aaron Wilson states (via Twitter) is a Class 2 misdemeanor punishable by a $1,000 fine and up to one year in prison. It will still fall within the scope of the NFL’s personal conduct policy, which could eventually result in Jeudy’s suspension.

Jeudy, 23, joined the Broncos in 2020 as a first-round pick. He led the team as a rookie, rushing for 467 receiving yards in a shortened 2021 season due to injury. The Alabama alum is expected to be a pivotal part of the Broncos’ first Russell Wilson-led offensive this season.

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