Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy arrested in Arapahoe County | Sports coverage

DENVER — Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy was arrested Thursday by the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department, The Gazette learned through the sheriff’s office.

A probable cause statement signed by Nicholas Caines says he arrested Jeudy shortly before 10:15 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of criminal tampering and domestic violence, two misdemeanors. Jeudy is on “no bail,” which means he will have to see a judge before being released, which means he will be held Thursday night in the Arapahoe County Detention Center. The lack of bail is based on a clause that requires a stay of all domestic violence cases. Jeudy is due to have a court hearing Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown said there was no physical contact between Jeudy and the accuser.

“I know the word ‘violence’ implies physical contact,” Brown said. “I can tell you guys in particular that there was no physical contact between Mr. Jeudy and the female side in this investigation. It was property only. There was no damage. to property. All that happened was that there was a charge of withholding property, and the deputy determined that there were sufficient probable grounds to make an arrest.”

Brown added that Jeudy was cooperative and taken into custody without incident.

Jeudy’s girlfriend, with whom he shares a child, asked for help to retrieve his wallet and items for their baby, including formula and medical papers, which Jeudy had put in his car and left him. would not have allowed access, according to the statement of probable cause. She was trying to go to Virginia but couldn’t do without her wallet and baby items, she said.

She told Caines that “things got crazy” between her and Jeudy on Wednesday night, but did not elaborate, according to the statement. She said she didn’t want Jeudy to get in trouble and just wanted her things back so she could leave.

The probable cause statement says Jeudy took the items in retaliation for his girlfriend taking one of his phones. She said Jeudy had “jealousy issues” and hid her phone from him as a result.

At around 3:15 p.m. Thursday, a spokesperson for the sheriff’s department said Jeudy had not yet been formally charged. Brown said Jeudy’s potential punishment could involve a fine and a “small jail term.”

“In terms of the seriousness of the charges, this is a very low level offense, but we take all cases of domestic violence seriously,” Brown said. “It is important to ensure that the voice of the victims is heard in these specific situations.”

The Broncos said in a statement that they “are aware of the matter involving Jerry Jeudy and are in the process of gathering more information.” The police notified the organization shortly after the arrest.

Denver Gazette reporter Julia Cardi contributed to this report.

This is a developing story. Additional details will be added as they become available.

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