Thursday, August 7, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former NBA No.1 draft pick Greg Oden is out of jail following his arrest on battery charges for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend in the face.
Oden was released from custody Thursday evening. Online Marion County Jail records show Oden was released on a $10,000 bond.
The 26-year-old Oden faces two preliminary misdemeanor battery counts after the incident Thursday morning at his mother's suburban home in Lawrence.
A police report says officers were called to the home at around 3:30 a.m. and found a 24-year-old woman on a sofa with a swollen, bloody face. A friend of the woman told officers that Oden had "punched her in the face."
Oden told officers he and the woman had dated for about two years but split up two months ago.