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Celtics’ Jared Sullinger charged with domestic violence

FILE - In this Feb. 13 2013 file phoBostCeltics forward Jared Sullinger speaks reporters about his season-ending back surgery before

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger speaks to reporters about his season-ending back surgery before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Boston. Prosecutors say Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges. A spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney's office says Sullinger is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, in Waltham District Court in Waltham, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

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WALTHAM, Mass. — Massachusetts prosecutors say Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges.

A spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney’s office says Sullinger is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Waltham.

Police say officers were called to Sullinger’s residence on Saturday evening for a domestic assault call. Police described the alleged victim as his girlfriend.

Sullinger was not at the home by the time they arrived and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He turned himself in at about 6 a.m. Tuesday and was booked on charges of assault and battery, malicious destruction of property and witness intimidation.

It was not immediately clear who is lawyer is.

Sullinger averaged six points and almost six rebounds per game in 45 games as a rookie last season.



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