Michael L. Johnson was arrested by Maricopa Police Friday morning after he allegedly bit his girlfriend during an altercation.
According to an MPD report, a verbal argument was going on between Johnson and his live-in girlfriend at 4 a.m. on the backyard patio of their residence on West Cydnee Drive.
“During the argument, Michael (Johnson) took her LG cellphone from her hands,” the probable cause report reads.
She attempted to get the phone back, and a physical altercation began.
“During the physical altercation, Michael bit her on her left arm near elbow, causing minor redness in the shape of a bite mark,” the report reads.
She told officers after the physical altercation, Johnson threw her phone on the ground and broke the screen. Johnson told officers the phone accidently fell during their physical altercation.
“Michael stated he took the phone because it’s the only thing he has control over her with,” the report reads
Johnson was booked into the Pinal County Jail.