breaking newsFormer NFL star Jerramy Stevens was arrested for assault early Monday morning following an incident involving his girlfriend Hope Solo ... this according to multiple reports.
Hope was spotted inside a Seattle courtroom this afternoon, where Stevens was facing a 4th degree assault charge stemming from an incident at a home in Kirkland, WA.
According to Chris Daniels at KING-TV, cops say Solo and Stevens were involved in an altercation around 3:45 AM on Monday ... after arguing about where they will live after they get married -- Florida or Washington.
According to Daniels, cops found Solo with a small amount of blood on her elbow ... but she wasn't very cooperative with police.
1:52 PM PT -- Stevens is now off the hook ... because the judge decided there was not enough evidence to charge him with a crime. He has since been released from custody.
FYI -- Stevens was a bigshot tight end with the Seattle Seahawks ... and famously dropped several catches in Super Bowl XL ... because he was afraid of the Pittsburgh Steelers.