Bama LB Anderson, woman arrested on domestic violence charge
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Alabama linebacker Ryan Anderson and a woman were arrested on a domestic violence charge involving property damage.
Tuscaloosa police said in a news release on Tuesday they charged both Anderson and Sierra Nicole Patterson with third-degree domestic violence/criminal mischief. Police responded to a domestic dispute call at 11:28 p.m. on Monday after the two got into an argument in a yard. Both are 20.
Police say Patterson keyed and threw change at Anderson's vehicle and then Anderson kicked her vehicle. Both vehicles had visible damage but neither Anderson nor Patterson appeared to be injured.
Both were taken to the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $500 bond. The charge is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said at Tuesday's Senior Bowl practice that he hadn't spoken to Anderson and would decide how to handle the situation after collecting all the information.
Anderson had 25 tackles and three sacks.