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Merling arrested for aggravated battery

Defensive end Phillip Merling is in the Broward County main jail this morning after being arrested Wednesday for aggravated battery on woman, according to the Broward Sheriff's office.

Details of the incident that led to the arrest are still forthcoming but this one is not good: The woman Merling allegedly hit is pregnant.

And the initial report says Merling knew or should have known that.

Merling is the fourth Dolphins player arrested since the end of the 2009 regular season. Will Allen (DUI), Ronnie Brown (DUI) and Tony McDaniel (domestic battery) were also arrested this offseason.

The Dolphins are still gathering information and have no comment at the moment.

This is never good news. But the news is worse when the player combines off-field problems with those on-the-field.

And Merling, it could be argued, has had problems on the field. After being drafted 32nd overall in the 2008 draft -- the 32nd pick is typically a first-round selection but was the first pick of the second round in '08 when New England lost its pick -- Merling has been inconsistent at best.

His practice habits have been internally criticized by coaches. Merling admitted as much to me last year. His performance in games has been better, but still not good enough to earn him a starting job.

Merling was working with the first-team defense in Miami's most recent OTA session open to the media. The Dolphins begin a three-day minicamp on Friday.

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Yes
This is the HAARP Mind control as reported on CNN

Menace
We need to work on the foil hats, NOW!

"Considering both her personal and professional life, these alleged events are completely out of character and have come as a tremendous shock to our family," the statement said.

"We hope that the public will keep an open mind about what the facts will eventually show and that the legal system will be allowed to run its course."

According to the arresting affidavits, Nowak drove from Houston to Orlando after discovering Shipman's flight plans on Oefelein's computer.

She printed out detailed maps for the trip, which were found in her car during a police search, along with handwritten directions to Shipman's home. En route, she paid cash for hotel stays and registered under an assumed name.

Once in Orlando, according to the arresting affidavits, Nowak followed Shipman from the airport to her car in a satellite parking lot, where the confrontation took place about 3:45 a.m. Wearing a wig and glasses, Nowak approached Shipman as she got into her car and told her Nowak's boyfriend had not shown up to pick her up and she needed a ride.

Shipman refused, saying she would send help instead. When Nowak complained she couldn't hear Shipman and started to cry, Shipman opened her car window "about two inches" -- and Nowak sprayed pepper spray into the car, police said.

Shipman drove away and found police, who located Nowak at a bus stop. They also found a wig and a plastic bag containing a carbon dioxide-powered BB pistol in a nearby trash can, the report said.

Inside a bag Nowak was carrying, the officer found a tan trench coat, a new steel mallet, a new folding knife with a 4-inch blade, 3 to 4 feet of rubber tubing, several large plastic garbage bags and about $600 in cash, the report said.

Nowak admitted the details of Shipman's story, according to the police report, and permitted a search of her car.

Inside the car, police found an a half dozen latex gloves, MapQuest directions from Houston to Orlando International Airport, e-mails from Shipman to Oefelein, diapers Nowak said she wore to reduce stops along the highway

ahhhhh HAARP thats some crazy ish going on, jesse the body was all over em!! LOL

I read this blog religiously but I very rarely post but I have to shout out to Carlito on the "Airbrushed Meatball Sub Surfboard".
Sir, that had me in tears!

Cheers!

Inside a bag Nowak was carrying, the officer found a tan trench coat, a new steel mallet, a new folding knife with a 4-inch blade, 3 to 4 feet of rubber tubing, several large plastic garbage bags and about $600 in cash

Home, I understand the folding Knife,The Hammer(Crabs are hard to open) And I even understand the trench coat(Nobody wants to wear one of those silly Bibs) and even the 600 hundred dollars(Crab can be expensive during off-season) and the plastic bag(For disposal of crab shell) but for the life of me, I cant figure what the rubber tubing was for??? Can you expond????

Restraining & Bondage
similar to police plastic handcuff ties
more effective than rope

but NWO with the HAARP toy really enjoyed having lisa drive around a few states in Adult Diapers
and carrying an air powered BB gun & new knife with 4inch blade for cutting and dismembering the human victim
Then placing cut up body parts in newly purchased garbage bags for disposal

Normal behavior for a highly decorated astronaut who was on the Space Shuttle & International Space Station just months before?

Or HAARP RF Mind Control?

U Decide

Rage, All i can picture is Aloco (All 4 feet 2 of him) surfing on a surfboard with a picture of "Meat-wad" from "Aqua teen hunger force" on the front of it.......rotflmao........

Menace,

You may be onto to something with the "you might be a crab if"

It's really not any worse than "you might be a redneck"

"Or HAARP RF Mind Control?

U Decide"

...boy, that's a tough one.

This clearly is a hanging blog.

Have you guys ever heard of innocent until proven guilty. Not on this blog I guess.

For all of the people out there who obviously have little or no control over thier own lives/jobs. In the real worl you don't just cut somebody just because. We did a bad enough job with Porter. Why let something go for nothing.

Finnally, I don't condone places your heands on anybody. Especially women. But lets keep work and personal buisness seperate. Merling like the rest of us are entitled to mistakes. Nobody is dead or raped. So lets take it down a notch till we find out what the real deal is.

Broward County judge set bail at $15,000 Thursday for Dolphins defensive end Phillip Merling and ordered him to stay away from his pregnant wife.

Merling, 25, was arrested early Thursday morning in Weston on a domestic violence charge. The third-year backup DE was charged on one count of aggravated battery on a victim he should have known was pregnant, the Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed.

The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Merling is accused of striking his girlfriend in the face, causing redness and swelling and a cut on her lip.

Police responded to the incident at 1:36 am today. The girlfriend is two months pregnant with the couple’s second child.

What a piece of Home this guy is

"What a piece of Home this guy is"

Thanks, I think I just inhaled half my drink from laughing so hard.

LOL At H2o......

Awww Menace, HAHAHA! That image is going to stick in my head for the rest of the day.

IM TOTALLY NUTS

Merling was Prob HAARP Mind Controlled
When He Made The Brett Int & Pick 6

Since then kinda lazy & ghetto like behavior

or NJ Impostering Again from his mommys house

Home Out
Have A Great Extended Weekend Dolfans

and Make It A HAARPY Day! :)

YO BOBBYD12 U NOT GONNA TALK FOOL
WAT IS YOUR TAKE ON THIS MERLING DEAL?

YOU THOUGHTS FROM A RACIST POV

You too home, And make sure you wear that Foil cap(Dolphin logo of course)When you venture outside, And make sure you put on that w 40 sunscreen, I hear it breaks down those crazy HAARP waves.............

NJ impostered you earlier Home by attacking carlito as Home in blue.

Someone please call DCF and let them know this WHACKO got my child!

nj/bobbyd impostering again. waste of tax money

"What a piece of Home this guy is"

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA

jared what a country bumkin name hahahahahahahhahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahha

Don't worry mommy, daddy said the aliens from the oil will protect us from the HAARP ray. Uncle Jesse is here too

Home's messed up child

I Know jared, That was great, and the guy impersonating Home is funny too, If home would post like that he'd be almost tolerable.... almost........lol...

I don't see how Merling side steps this one. I don't even think that charge allows a guy to bond out for a few days??? If that is the case he will miss "Mandatory" practices. Wich is the least of his problems. This is one that organizations like "NOW" and other will not let fly without a major response. And after all the crap that has gone on already with different players and staff I just don't see another shot going without a MAJOR team reaction. If Merling has a Job after this he will be very very lucky. The whole Pregnant issue is the meat hook on this deal.

No doubt if the charge is true dude needs to go. Yes I would say the same if it was Henne and even coach Sparano. Lets step up Tuna if the charges stick he has gotta go, no more of this from my team damn it...

"Meat Hook"???????????? Love it............

to be a crapy person you got to have a name like cuban .

Crappy or Creepy, Learn to post Buffoon.......lol

to be creepy person you got to have a name like the cuban .

If Merling is guilty, I agree he needs to be slammed hard by the law and the NFL! But, guys were jumping on the ship him out bandwagon without knowing all the details. Let the law ,and our FO, do their job and we'll all see what's up with this.
It's a shame, he has so much potential as a player in this league to have it all taken away for no good reason than being stupid.
Wondering if anyone checked him for steroids? Sounds like someone should!

Merling is guilty , so i say

Ala Fin fan, No "Roids" for this guy, He's way to fat to be a "Roider".........

That's better Daddy, Now go wrap some foil on your Idiot sons cranium... And thanks for stopping by..........

cuban is a fat short and no hair .

Armando

Your "hip-hop", camp could not have come at a better time'entry, jinks! they hell out of it. lol

And Daddy, Wear a condom in the future....

cuban is short,fat and no hair .real creepy .

If you get bite from a crab person are you infected with the virus and soon will be crab people?

Look at the picture of Merling closely...that's Big Ben in disguise!!!

is that english carlito ?

What happens to players when they come down here? Why don't you ever hear about such things happening in New York? And then they say that our coaches are disciplinarians. Yeah right!

Yeah, Lawrence Taylor was a picture perfect son in NY. lol

florida's WEATHER TO BALME FOR THE TROUBLE THAT PLAYERS GETS INTO .HOT WEATER MEANS NAKED WOMEN AND NAKED WOMEN MEANS YOU CAN'T FIND WOMEN FLORIDA NOT WEARING TRSHY CLOTH AND THAT CREATE PLAYERS ALWAYS LOOKING TO SCORE .

FB,

Are you kidding? Plaxico Burress is sitting in Jail right now... Santonio Holmes suspended 4 games...

Armando

The Trifecta is not affraid to get it wrong when drafting a player or signing a free agent. Hatch their losses and move on, try to get something in return if possible.

So Merling at the 32 pick of 2008 draft made by the Trifecta turns out to not work out or disappoints, make no mistake about it they will get what they can and move on. And if Merling helps expidte the process by hiting a preggers woman, which by the way discuss the hell out of me, then great adios. Dont need that stuff and who better to replace him than non other than...

Your first pick, the 28th overall of this years draft, Jared Odrick! Guys a beast and great character, a leader.

Trade Merling for a third or what ever you can get for him, I had mentioned on this blog earlier in the year that Merling was still project or at best a second stringer. 32nd picks are not second stringers thought talent he may have, which should net I hope a thrid rounder or what ever. But I knew we needed more picks in the draft so Merling had good value then to add a high pick.

Now comes the news that Merling hit a preggers woman, I do not think that is cool one bit.

Time to go Merling!

Carlito, Unlike the Zombie virus(If you get bit you turn into Ronald Reagan) The Bite from a "Crabby" is not always fatal, Though I'am not a expert, You'd have to ask "Home", Or his Daddy, but dont expect a answer from his daddy, He's not that good at the English language(Another word he's Illiterate)...

Reggie Torbor just got cut, you heard it from Carlito first

Sorry typo hash their losses

ROGER TOBORO just got cut

Adios Reggie

I hope the rookies are ready to play thanks to douche bag moves by the vets on the team. Come on man, a pregnant lady for God's sake. I pray that it's not true, but if so, please coach make an example of him.

Hey guys seriously, Hitting a women is wrong, Now we havent heard what exactly happened so leave the judgement out till the truth comes out.................

WELL SAID MENACE .

McDaniel might be gonners too. Will Allen?
Ronnie Brown stays. At least one more year...
But its gonna be Ricky Williams all the way with a beefed up and deep line.
Run Ricky Run!

Not passing judgement, I said I pray that it's not true, but if it is then, coach needs to bring the thunder with punishment.

Then again, a friend of mine once said to be that was both funny, but true, He said"If it wasnt for that triangle of bush between there legs, We'd be hunting them" Sad, but funny at the same time............

DOLPHINS4LIFE, ALLEN WILL BE GONE SOON .

Cuban Menace

I hear you lets see the facts but it dont look good.
It does not look good for Merling

Merling is an outstanding guy. He is my favorite player. I hope ge make pro bowl.

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