Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey faces domestic violence probe

Thursday , April 20, 2017 - 4:13 PM

Associated Press

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Police are investigating an allegation of domestic violence against Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey.

Manhattan Beach police spokesman Sgt. Tim Zins said Thursday that a police report had been filed accusing Withey of domestic violence. He said detectives are investigating the allegations.

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The Jazz said in a statement that the team is aware of the allegations against Withey but would not comment until they had a better understanding of the situation.

Police say the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office will have to determine whether or not Withey will be charged with a crime.

A district attorney’s spokesman didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday afternoon.

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