Miles Bridges arrested: Latest news, updates as pending free agent faces domestic violence charges


Pending NBA free agent Miles Bridges was arrested June 29 in Los Angeles on domestic violence charges.

As first reported by TMZ, Bridges was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence following an altercation with a woman. 

Bridges, 24, was released on bond later Wednesday after turning himself in, according to police records.

With Bridges set to hit the free-agent market Thursday, it’s unclear what his standing is with the NBA as the legal process plays out.

Here is the latest on Bridges’ arrest:

Miles Bridges arrest news, updates

TMZ reported that Bridges turned himself in to the LAPD following an argument with a woman that turned physical.

Police were called to the scene, but Bridges was gone by the time law enforcement had arrived, TMZ reported. The woman required medical attention, per TMZ, but the extent of her injuries is unclear.

After being charged with felony domestic violence, Bridges was released on $130,000 bond, according to LA Sheriff’s Department records. If convicted, he may serve time in a California state prison.

A court date has been scheduled for July 20.

The NBA had yet to issue a comment as of publication time. The league’s Domestic Violence Policy says the following:

…The Commissioner may fine, suspend, or dismiss and disqualify from any further association with the NBA and its teams a player who engages in prohibited conduct in violation of this Policy. Repeat offenders will be subject to enhanced discipline.

Bridges is one of the top players expected to enter the free-agent market Thursday, Bridges spent the first four years of his career with the Hornets.

This story will be updated.