Ka'Deem Carey: Domestic violence charges dropped against All-American running back

Arizona Wildcats Ka'Deem Carey will avoid a trial after a December incident with his ex-girlfriend, who was pregnant at the time. Initially charged with misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct, those charges have been dropped after a witness dropped out, the Associated Press reports.

The woman claimed that Carey entered her room looking for a lighter to "smoke an illegal substance" on December 23. According to a petition she filed for an order of protection, Carey was asked to leave but instead pushed his way into the room, knocking the woman to the floor and slamming her fingers in the door.

In a news release from the city of Tuscon, Ariz., the charges were dropped because "a key witness for the prosecution is unavailable, and even if the witness were available, there is no substantial likelihood that a judge would convict Mr. Carey."
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