Seahawks Linebacker Jailed on Domestic Violence Charges
Leroy Hill was arrested on two counts of domestic violence Tuesday night in Issaquah.
The Seattle Times reported Wednesday that Seattle Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill was to be booked into the King County jail on Wednesday, after being arrested by Issaquah police Tuesday night, charged with fourth-degree assault, a gross misdemeanor, and unlawful imprisonment, a felony.
In a report released by Issaquah police, officers responded to a call near Cougar Ridge Drive Northwest. According to police, a 26-year-old female resident of Issaquah — who identified Hill as her boyfriend, stated he assaulted her several times on Tuesday, and kept her at the residence against her will. She also stated Hill took her cell phone. She told officers she was able to leave when Hill used the bathroom. She was taken to Swedish Hospital in Issaquah, treated and released.
Hill was arrested on domestic violence charges in 2010, but the case was resolved without conviction.
Hill is scheduled to become a free agent in March.