Junior Galette, Saints Linebacker, in Police Custody [UPDATE: Got Into an Altercation Throwing Woman Out of His Home]


Junior Galette, the Saints linebacker who has 22 sacks in the last two seasons, appears to be the next player to test the league’s new stance on domestic violence. According to multiple reports, Galette is in the custody of the Kenner (LA) Police Department this morning. The police spokesperson has not officially released the reason for the arrest as of yet, but there are multiple reports that it is related to domestic violence.

News Talk 99.5 WRNO says that the incident involved a 22-year old woman and another man.

[UPDATE: The Times-Picayune has further details on the arrest, as well as the mugshot.

According to the story, they pushed her, were on top of her, then she grabbed a knife temporarily. They threw her out of the house and when police arrived, she had bleeding on her right ear and scratches.