Domestic abuse charges against Jared Sullinger have been dismissed

Monday October 28th, 2013

Domestic abuse charges against Jared Sullinger have been dropped. Jared Sullinger has had all charges against him in a domestic abuse case dismissed. (Rocky Widner/National Basketball)

Domestic abuse charges against Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger were dismissed today, according to ESPN.

Sullinger was arrested in late August after his girlfriend called the police and accused Sullinger of attacking her in his Waltham, Mass., apartment. He was charged with assault and battery, as well as destruction of property and intimidating a witness after the incident.

MAHONEY: NBA predictions for the 2013-14 season At a pre-trial hearing on Monday, the woman's lawyer read a statement saying that her client no longer wished to pursue the case, and Sullinger's lawyer asked for all charges to be dismissed, which the judge granted.  Sullinger released a statement after the initial incident apologizing to his girlfriend as well as to the Celtics and their fans.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.