Mets' Familia arrested on domestic violence charge


Mets closer Jeurys Familia was arrested on a domestic violence charge on Monday, according to the police complaint from the Fort Lee (N.J.) municipal court.

According to the police complaint, which was obtained by Newsday, Familia is accused of causing “bodily injury to another.” The complaint says that visible injuries to the victim included “a scratch to the chest and bruise to the right cheek.”

Familia is identified as “Jeurys F. Mojica” in the complaint. However, the birth date on the complaint matches Familia’s birth date on the Mets’ team website.

The alleged victim’s name is redacted from the complaint.

“We are aware and investigating the facts,” MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said on Tuesday afternoon.

“The matter was brought to our attention and we are monitoring the situation,” the Mets said in a statement.

The Record of Bergen County, New Jersey, was the first to report the arrest.

 

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