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Johnny Manziel’s domestic violence case may go before grand jury

The Dallas Police Department in Texas announced on Thursday, February 25 that they had concluded their domestic violence investigation of the Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and decided to let a grand jury rule on whether or not he attacked his ex-girlfriend.

Manziel was yet to be charged with a crime, but police authorities had already asked the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office to present a misdemeanor assault case to the grand jury – a charge which has a maximum punishment of one year of imprisonment jail time and a $4,000 fine.

The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner and Texas A&M football star allegedly hit and threatened the life of his ex-girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, during a night out on Jan. 30, 2016, at one point striking her so hard that she allegedly lost hearing in one ear.

Domestic violence and assault are two of the most serious crimes on can be charged with in the state of Texas. If you are facing such serious offenses in Austin, do not hesitate to contact Ian Inglis Attorney at Law as soon as possible by calling (512) 472-1950.

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