The Jeff Ward Show

Blog > The Jeff Ward Show > 2007 top NBA draft pick Greg Oden arrested on battery charges in Indianapolis after 'bloodying former girlfriend's face'

2007 top NBA draft pick Greg Oden arrested on battery charges in Indianapolis after 'bloodying former girlfriend's face'

Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on battery charges alleging that he punched a woman in the face.

Police in the suburban community of Lawrence say the 26-year-old was arrested early Thursday on two preliminary counts of misdemeanor battery and remains jailed.

A police report says officers called to a home found a woman on a sofa with a bloody face.

 
 

Oden allegedly told officers 'things got out of control' during an argument with his ex-girlfriend and he punched her in the face as others tried to hold him back.

According to officers on the scene the victim's face exhibited 'blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area' and a flower pot had been knocked over during the argument.

Read more:

The Jeff Ward Show

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on...
Jose Canseco has gone from baseball slugger to steroid-stained pariah, now he’ll try being a woman — at least for...
About a week ago, Mark Cuban took to his CyberDust app and threw a bunch of shots at Donald Trump. He insinuated...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed on Wednesday to fight his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, and...
Jeb Bush implored his Republican presidential rivals Monday to reject the "crazy message of hate" that he sees at...