Report: Packers’ Guion previously faced domestic violence charges

Saturday October 24th, 2015

Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion previously faced stalking and domestic violence charges before his most recent arrest on drug and gun charges, according to an investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Guion was suspended for the first three games of 2015 following a February arrest for felony marijuana possession and felony possession of a firearm. The charges were dismissed after Guion entered a plea deal and paid a $5,000 fine.

According to the Journal Sentinel, Guion had been charged in criminal cases three times before the February arrest. Those arrests include a stalking charge, and two domestic violence incidents resulting in three counts of battery, including a charge against Guion for hitting the mother of his child in the jaw, according to the report.

In two of the cases, charges were dropped, and Guion paid restitution in the third.

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Florida legal experts told the Journal Sentinel Guion “received a break” on his February charges considering his history in the justice system.

Guion signed a one-year, $2.75 million deal with the Packers after settling his February arrest. He has played in three games since returning from his suspension.

You can read the entire Journal Sentinel report here.

- Rohan Nadkarni

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