Woman who accused ref Carl Johnson of domestic violence charged with filing a false police report

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The woman who accused NFL official Carl Johnson of domestic violence has been charged with filing a false police report.

The Daily Comet in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, reports that Sandra Brooks was arrested on charges of filing a false petition for protective order and a false police report. Brooks was also charged with domestic abuse battery herself in a case that the Sheriff’s Office said is ongoing.

On July 11 Brooks sought an order of protection from abuse against Johnson, but a judge denied her request, saying she had failed to prove her claims.

The NFL has allowed Johnson to work this season despite the ongoing investigation. The league is also conducting its own investigation.

Brooks went to the NFL with her complaints about Johnson in March before going to the police. Johnson has previously worked for the league office and was the first on-field official to become a full-time employee of the league.

28 responses to “Woman who accused ref Carl Johnson of domestic violence charged with filing a false police report

  1. Well, as Deflategate showed us, evidence isn’t required for punishment to be handed down by the NFL. All that matters is if the owners of the Broncos, Colts, Ravens, and the 2 New Jersey teams like you. Carl Johnson must rule favorable for the “Dirty 5.”

  2. tylawspick6 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:18 am
    Why hasn’t Tiffany Thompson been charged with the same thing?
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    Yes, indeed…

  3. You mean to tell me somebody went to the NFL claiming DV against one of their employees and it turns out they weren’t telling the truth?

    Never happens. I don’t believe it.

    Kudos to the NFL for at least letting due process take place before prematurely suspending him and labeling him a woman abuser. It seems that’s not their normal course of action these days.

  4. ricko1112 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:21 am
    Well, as Deflategate showed us, evidence isn’t required for punishment to be handed down by the NFL. All that matters is if the owners of the Broncos, Colts, Ravens, and the 2 New Jersey teams like you. Carl Johnson must rule favorable for the “Dirty 5.”

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    Dirty 6.

    Don’t forget Pitt. Mike Tomlin intentionally affected a live play on the field and cheated, and only got a 100K fine.

  5. arclight1972 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:21 am
    A player is accused of something = suspended
    Non player NFL employees accused = due process
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    Perhaps the fact that the officials have a different union with a different contract than the players has something to do with it. Just a possibility!

  6. XaqFields says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:38 am
    You mean to tell me somebody went to the NFL claiming DV against one of their employees and it turns out they weren’t telling the truth?

    Never happens. I don’t believe it.

    Kudos to the NFL for at least letting due process take place before prematurely suspending him and labeling him a woman abuser. It seems that’s not their normal course of action these days.

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    Right, so why the two ways of handling it since both situations are featuring NFL employees? I know the answer, do you?

  7. arclight1972 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:21 am
    A player is accused of something = suspended

    Non player NFL employees accused = due process

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    Right and do you know why? I do.

  8. This guy got lucky. Hopefully it doesn’t follow him around or hinder his ability to live his life and earn a living.

  9. tylawspick6 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:18 am
    Why hasn’t Tiffany Thompson been charged with the same thing?
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    It might have something to do with the City Prosecutor whose position was pretty well summed up when he told NFL investigators “We believed her in most things.” But then you knew that.

  10. “A player is accused of something = suspended”

    It’s called the CBA, something the players agreed to. Gave Commish power to rule over all. It was really a terrible deal, a disaster. I’m going to repeal and replace it.

  11. tylawspick6 says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:43 am
    XaqFields says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:38 am
    You mean to tell me somebody went to the NFL claiming DV against one of their employees and it turns out they weren’t telling the truth?

    Never happens. I don’t believe it.

    Kudos to the NFL for at least letting due process take place before prematurely suspending him and labeling him a woman abuser. It seems that’s not their normal course of action these days.

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    Right, so why the two ways of handling it since both situations are featuring NFL employees? I know the answer, do you?

    Do tell

  12. Get ready for your 6 game suspension. NFL gotta protect the integrity of the game. Don’t matter if you’re innocent or not.

  13. limakey says:
    November 8, 2017 at 11:47 am

    Blantent lie. Tiffany Thompson was never charged with that.
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    Who said she had been? Did you even read the article?

    It’s so sad how you stick up for Roger, even when there isn’t anything to stick up to him for.

  14. Paying someone hush money to get the charges dropped is waaay different than the accuser getting criminal charges on her for falsifying her accusations no matter what union you belong to. Just ask pick6.

  15. HeSaidSheSaid says:
    November 8, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    I strongly believe that false accusations should be met with the same punishment as the false crime would theoretically carry.
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    A six-game suspension?

  16. Refs aren’t NFL Employees. They are a separate entity with their own union who have an agreement with the NFL (among others) to call games. As such, what they do has little to no effect on the reputation of the League as a whole, which cannot be said of the players.

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