Alabama CB Cyrus Jones arrested on domestic violence charges
Jones was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with one count of domestic violence/harassment and one count of domestic violence/criminal mischief. Both charges are both Class A misdemeanors and each count carries a $500 bond.
Jones took and damaged the cell phone of the alleged victim, the Tuscaloosa Police Department said.
"We don't ever condone any behavior that shows any kind of disrespect," coach Nick Saban said in a statement, according to Alabama.com. "There was no physical contact in this situation. Once we get the facts, we will take the necessary steps to correct this behavior in the future."
Jones is the fifth player associated with the Alabama program to be arrested this offseason.
Alabama safety Geno Smith (driving under the influence), running back Tyren Jones (marijuana possession) and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor (domestic violence) were also arrested this spring. Jones and Taylor were kicked off the team.
Alabama junior outside linebacker Ryan Anderson was also arrested in January on misdemeanor third-degree domestic violence and criminal mischief charges after authorities said that Anderson kicked a woman's car during an argument.
Jones played in all 14 games last season, tying for the team lead with three interceptions.
Jones, a second-team All-SEC selection in 2014, had 46 total tackles, one fumble recovery and also led the team with 13 pass breakups and 16 passes defended.
- Scooby Axson