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Domestic abuse charges against Jared Sullinger dismissed

The Celtics big man was in court Monday, but he won't be back now that charges were dismissed.

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Charges dropped against Celtics' Sullinger

The Boston Celtics big man will not be charged for an alleged Aug. 31 confrontation with his girlfriend.


Sullinger, Celtics release statements

Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three charges, including assault and battery, stemming from an incident with his girlfriend over the weekend. He's been released on $5,000 bail and is due back in court on Sept. 19, according to the Boston Globe.

Sullinger issued the following statement through the Celtics:

"I voluntarily reported to the Waltham police this morning to respond to charges against me. The experience was humbling and embarrassing for me. Yet I know that this situation has brought both sorrow and embarrassment to my girlfriend, my family, the Boston Celtics organization, my teammates, and my fans. To all of you, I apologize from the bottom of my heart.

"My lawyers have advised me not to discuss the case at this time. But I wanted to immediately and publicly apologize to everyone affected by this situation."

The Celtics also released a statement about the situation:

"The Celtics were disappointed to learn of the allegations against Jared and are currently gathering more information on the situation, which we are taking very seriously. We will reserve further comment until such point that we have sufficient additional information."


Sullinger pleads not guilty to domestic abuse

Jared Sullinger pleaded not guilty to three separate counts related to domestic abuse after turning himself in on Tuesday morning. He was released from jail, and the bail was set at $5,000.


Sullinger reportedly arrested for domestic assault

The Boston Celtics big man turned himself in Tuesday morning following a weekend incident.

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