Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Jerramy Stevens arrested for battery

9:54 AM, Mar 4, 2011   |    comments
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Tampa, Florida - According to jail records, former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Jerramy Stevens was arrested Thursday on a battery charge.

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The former Bucs tight end, was arrested around 7:30 Thursday night near 5210 Tyson Ave. W on a felony battery charge.

His bail was set at $2,500, and he has since been released from jail.

The Bucs released Stevens, 31, on October 25 after he was arrested on a felony charge of marijuana possession with intent to sell and drug paraphernalia.

He's had multiple arrests during his career.

Here's the official statement from police:

Jerramy Stevens was a patron of Duke's Bar on Thursday, March 3rd.  He became unruly inside the bar and was asked to leave. 

 

Bouncers were called to escort him out of the bar after he refused to leave. As he was being escorted out, he became violent and punched two of the bouncers. 

 

The bouncers then took him to the ground in an attempt to control him until police arrived.  

 

Vincent Jordan was struck in the face and suffered a possible broken jar.  

 

Stevens was also struck in the face and suffered soreness and swelling.  Paramedics  responded and transported Jordan to Tampa General Hospital for medical attention. 

 

Police officers charged Stevens with one count of Felony Battery and one count of misdemeanor battery. 

 

He was transported to Orient Road Jail without further incident.

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