Travis Daniels, a former 4th round pick of the Miami Dolphins, was arrested earlier this week following a fight with a couple in a Target parking lot over a parking space.
According to police, Daniels and a female friend, Moyah Purkiss, were unhappy someone took their parking spot, so they parked, and then approached the man and woman. Here’s how the Miami Herald described what happened next:
“[Purkiss] approached [the victim] and began yelling and screaming at her regarding the parking space. [She] then took her cellphone and struck the victim in the face causing facial lacerations and several teeth to be knocked out.”
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Daniels, meanwhile, pushed and shoved the victims during the encounter.
Using your cell phone as a weapon? That’s a new one. I’m not cracking my Iphone on someone’s face over a parking spot. But Moyah Purkiss didn’t seem to care, and so she was thrown in jail.
Daniels, who spent three years with the Dolphins following a career at LSU, has been out of the NFL since 2012. [via Miami Herald]