Charges facing Glory Johnson for her role in a domestic violence dispute with Brittney Griner have been dismissed, per multiple reports. Johnson's attorney, Brian Russo, conveyed that a judge has granted a motion to terminate the charges against Johnson.
Here is a portion of what was reported:
Brian Russo said a Maricopa County Judge granted a motion to dismiss charges against his client for her role in the fight. Johnson and Griner were arrested on April 22 at their home in Goodyear, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, on misdemeanor charges of assault and disorderly conduct.
Russo said the prosecutor in Goodyear considered Johnson the victim and chose not to proceed, in part, because it is difficult to treat the same person as both the aggressor and the victim. The case was moved to the Maricopa County Attorney's office, which filed a motion to dismiss before the judge granted it.
''At this point, it's very unlikely that she will face any charges as a result of that incident,'' Russo said.
Johnson, who plays for the Tulsa Shock, commented in an emailed statement to The Associated Press.
''As for the events on April 22, all charges against me have been dropped by the County Prosecutor's office, and therefore, there is no further need to discuss those events,'' she said.
Griner, also, is currently on track to have her charges dropped, as she entered a 26-week diversion program. Once that's completed, charges against Griner will be dropped as well.