Brittney Griner Arrested for Domestic Violence

The Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner was booked into the Maricopa County Jail Wednesday after an alleged domestic-violence incident.

Goodyear police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis says Griner and fiancée Glory Johnson were arrested following a physical fight. Johnson also plays in the WNBA, as a forward for the Tulsa Shock, and was jailed on the same charges as Griner.

Here's all the information released by police:

Goodyear Police received a 911 call at approx. 4:30 pm on Wednesday regarding a physical fight between the two subjects. Upon arrival officers found the two had been in a physical fight with one another resulting in minor injuries to both. They were both arrested and booked into 4th Ave. jail on assault and disorderly conduct charges.
Griner was the first overall pick of the 2013 WNBA draft, and was an All-Star selection in each of her first two seasons.

Got a tip? Send it to: Matthew Hendley.

Follow Valley Fever on Twitter at @ValleyFeverPHX. Follow Matthew Hendley at @MatthewHendley.

KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Matthew Hendley
Contact: Matthew Hendley