Joseph Randle Arrested: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested for the second time in 4 months. (Getty)

Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested for the second time in 4 months. (Getty)

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested for the second time in 4 months Tuesday, this time for unlawful possession of marijuana.

DeMarco Murray’s backup was arrested at a hotel in Wichita, Kansas, after police responded to a call for domestic violence with a weapon.

The 22-year-old fifth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft ran for 343 yards and 3 touchdowns on 51 carries this past season.

Here’s what you need to know about the arrest:


1. Randle Was Cited For Marijuana Possession

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Randle was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana at 2:53 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. He was issued a notice to appear in front of a judge. The date of the appearance is unknown.

But he was not booked and no mug shot was taken.


2. The Police Are Investigating a Domestic Abuse Charge

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Police were responding to a call for domestic violence with a weapon. They arrived at the hotel, found Randle with a woman and the marijuana, but no weapon.

The Wichita police are investigating the domestic abuse charge, including whether another individual was there and left the scene before they arrived.


3. Randle Was Arrested in October For Shoplifting

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Randle was arrested in October for shoplifting at a suburban Dallas mall.

He was accused of attempting to steal underwear and cologne from Dillard’s in Stonebriar Centre Mall.

The store security officers recovered a two-pack of black Polo underwear valued at $39.50 and a “tester” bottle of Gucci Guilty Black cologne valued at $84 from a bag Randle was carrying.


4. Randle Made Inappropriate Comments After The 1st Arrest

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While being booked at the Frisco, Texas, city jail, Randle was caught on camera making inappropriate comments to a female officer.

“If I give you $100, can you give me a massage?” Randle asked a female jail employee, who replied, “No.”

Randle also said:

Take a good picture. I’m not about to look like I’m a criminal in this mug shot. How’s my mug shot look?

To which a different officer responded: “This is not a damn trading card.”


5. The Cowboys Have Had no Comment Yet

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. (Getty)

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. (Getty)

The Cowboys have yet to comment on the situation, neither has Randle or any of his representatives.

Jerry Jones and the Cowboys did not suspend Randle after the first arrest, but he was fined an undisclosed amount.



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