Report: Johnny Manziel back in the news for altercation; not arrested

Johnny Manziel was reportedly involved in an altercation in Fort Worth, Texas early Saturday morning but was not arrested

While Jimmy Haslam kept the door ajar earlier this week that Johnny Manziel could return to the Browns, Manziel continues to keep his name in the news—and not in a positive light.

Manziel was involved in an incident with his ex-girlfriend according to a police report in Forth Worth, Texas.

Police were called early Saturday morning and responded, according to a release provided by the police. No arrests were made.

Here is the statement from the Fort Worth police:

“At approximately 2 a.m. on January 30, 2016, patrol officers were dispatched to 2101 Park Hill Drive (The Berkeley Apartments) in reference to a report of a possible assault.

“Upon arrival, officers did not locate the caller, but did make contact with a 23 year old female who stated that she was involved in a disturbance with her ex-boyfriend (23 year old male suspect) earlier in the evening in Dallas. The preliminary investigation determined that a possible assault had occurred in that jurisdiction or multiple jurisdictions. The complainant was uncooperative with officers on scene, and they were unable to locate a crime scene within the Fort Worth jurisdiction, however, our officers prepared a report nonetheless, and that information was forwarded to detectives for further investigation.

“The Dallas Police Department was notified of a possible disturbance, so any questions regarding their jurisdiction should be submitted to DPD.

“The complainant also advised our officers of concerns that she had regarding the well-being of her ex-boyfriend. In an effort to follow-up on this, Fort Worth officers attempted to locate him, by calling cell phone numbers associated with him, checking locations within our jurisdiction, and searching the area with the assistance of our Air One Unit. It was later determined by officers that the ex-boyfriend was safe and in no danger. The Fort Worth Police Department is actively working with Dallas PD to determine if a criminal offense occurred.”

Manziel was involved in a domestic incident in Avon with girlfriend Colleen Crowley and was questioned by police on Oct. 12.

Earlier this week, Haslam was asked about Manziel’s standing with the Browns. 

“I think we made clear, I don’t have any different feelings than we had on Sunday January 3rd,” Haslam said. “I think Johnny made progress on the field last year. I think that’s undeniable. We have a certain expectation for our players and that includes Johnny and he’s got to live up to those expectations.”

Haslam was asked why new coach Hue Jackson hadn’t talked with Manziel since taking the position.  

“We talked to Johnny before he left,” Haslam said. “I know a big deal was made that Hue hasn’t called Johnny yet. well, we’ve got 53 players on the active and 10 more and there were a couple of other real prominent players that he just talked to in the last day or two, so I’m sure he’ll get around to talking to him.”


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