The former Dancing with the Stars contestant had an altercation with wife Evelyn Lozada, police say

By Maggie Coughlan
Updated August 12, 2012 12:50 PM
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Miami Dolphins player and former Dancing with the Stars contestant Chad Johnson has been arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge in Florida.

Johnson, 34, who formerly used the last name Ochocinco, was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly head-butted new wife, Basketball Wives star, Evelyn Lozada, during an argument reports.

Lozada was treated for a “pretty good sized” laceration at a nearby hospital Davie, Fla., police Cpt. Dale Engle tells

Johnson was taken into police custody and is expected to be released from Broward County Jail Sunday morning.

The couple, now filming a reality show for VH1, Ev and Ocho, tied the knot last month in Miami.