Shawne Merriman arrested for alleged battery on Tila Tequila
Diego Chargers star linebacker Shawne Merriman was arrested early today on suspicion of battery and false imprisonment after a girlfriend told sheriff's deputies he had choked and restrained her.
The 27-year-old model and reality TV star said Merriman had assaulted her when she tried to leave his home in Poway, a suburb north of San Diego.
Nguyen was taken to the hospital.
Tony Perry has all the details on our L.A. Now blog here.