Former running back Stephen Davis arrested for tax evasion

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Thursday September 20th, 2012

Stephen Davis Former NFL running back, Stephen Davis, was arrested on Wednesday for retail tax evasion. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Stephen Davis, a former running back with the Redskins, Panthers and Rams, was arrested for failure to pay retail taxes on his nightclub, according to CBS's Greenville, S.C. affiliate.

"Davis owns a club called PURE Lounge located on Berryhill Road in Columbia [South Carolina] according to the Department of Revenue. The Lexington County Detention Center reports Davis is being held for operation of retail business without license and two charges of fraudulent checks/stop payment."

Davis was arrested on Wednesday and charged with operating a business without a license. If convicted, he could face up to 30 days in prison and $200 in fines.

He was also one of the more than 2,600 former players to file a concussion lawsuit against the league
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