Contact Us

Deontay Wilder Arrested in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder
Scott Heavey, Getty Images

According to myfoxal.com the Tuscaloosa native and heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder is facing a domestic battery charge in Nevada.

Police arrested the Olympic bronze medalist Saturday, May 4 in Las Vegas. Wilder’s trainer, Jay Deas, tells the “Daily Mail” the he doesn’t know details of the abuse charge but he promises to talk with Wilder and make sure he receives legal counsel. The domestic abuse by strangulation charge is classified as a B class or C class felony and a wide range of possible sentences are involved. If convicted, Wilder could face a fine and up to 20 years in prison.

Wilder is known as a former Tuscaloosa resident who drove a Budweiser delivery truck, worked hard and earned a bronze medal. He has said that his goal was to bring a heavyweight championship to Tuscaloosa.

More from WTUG

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wtug.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WTUG 92.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on WTUG 92.9 FM quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!