There are more details with the Jonathan Dwyer arrest. Phoenix Police has released more information about the charges.
The information comes via Mike Jurecki.
Jonathan Dwyer (Domestic Violence, Aggravated Assault)
Date & Time: July 21, 2014-July 22, 2014
Location: 8000 S. Pointe Parkway
Victim #1: 27 year-old female
Victim #2: 18 month-old child
Arrested Person: Jonathan A. Dwyer, 25 yrs, no booking number available
On September 17, 2014 detectives from the Phoenix Police Department's Family Investigations Bureau arrested Jonathan A. Dwyer on allegations of aggravated assault for two separate incidents that are alleged to have occurred in late July. The incidents are alleged to have occurred at their home in southeast Phoenix on July 21, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. and July 22, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.. Shortly after the incidents occurred the victim left the state with their child.
A report was made with the Phoenix Police Department on September 11, 2014 and investigators have been seeking out-of-state medical records and conducting interviews with witnesses. Investigators developed probable cause and arrested Jonathan Dwyer in Tempe. He was interviewed by detectives and has admitted to the incidents however, denied any physical assaults. A search warrant is also being served at his residence.
Dwyer is being booked into the Maricopa County Jail on 1 count of aggravated assault causing a fracture, 1 count aggravated assault involving a minor, 2 counts of criminal damage, 1 count of preventing the use of a phone in an emergency, and assault.
According to other reports, as tweeted by Arizona Sports' Adam Green, Dwyer admits to the incidents, but denies the physical assault. The victim allegedly had a fracture as a result of the altercation and has provided the police with medical records as evidence.
A police spokesperson revealed that among the communications allegedly have occurred, there were text messages from Dwyer threatening to kill himself or hurt himself, including a picture of the knife he would use. The victim has provided some of these texts to the police as evidence. The police will seek phone records for more information.
In terms of the timeline of the events, the alleged assaults occurred not long before training camp began. The complaint was made a few days after the Cardinals' season opener. As a vested veteran, his salary for the season is guaranteed, unless he receives discipline that would keep him from being paid. According to Ian Rappoport, Dwyer's situation will be reviewed under the league's personal conduct policy.