MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The wife of Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes was arrested Sunday in the stadium parking lot shortly before the team's loss to the Buffalo Bills, and she hurt her right knee and arm in a confrontation with police.
Miko Grimes faces charges of disorderly conduct, battery on a police officer and resisting arrest with violence. According to a police report, Grimes was walking into vehicular traffic and was arrested after she disobeyed an officer's command to stop. She remained combative even after being handcuffed, police said.
Brent Grimes is a Pro Bowl cornerback, and his wife is well-known in South Florida thanks to her Twitter site. She offers frequent opinions about the Dolphins, their fans and the NFL and has nearly 11,000 followers.
According to police, Grimes ignored an order to stop and became belligerent and screamed profanities. She charged one officer while flailing her arms, and when an officer grabbed her in a bear hug and threw her on the ground, Grimes kicked her feet and tried to get up.
Grimes was handcuffed and, once on her feet, head-butted an officer. She was then forced to sit on a police golf cart and continued to be combative until the cart reached a police station. Once there, she was treated for her injuries.
A Dolphins official said the team was aware of the incident and had no comment.
The Dolphins lost to the Bills 41-14.