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Larry Johnson

DUCKS JAIL

in Vegas Domestic Violence Case

7/23/2013 11:04 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Former NFL running back Larry Johnson has struck a plea deal in his domestic violence case -- and won't spend a single day behind bars for allegedly choking out his ex-GF during an argument in a Vegas hotel.

TMZ broke the story ... Johnson's GF claimed the ex-KC Chiefs player grabbed her by the neck and strangled her so hard during a 2012 spat at the Bellagio hotel, she lost consciousness.

When hotel security responded to the scene, Johnson was still fuming and told the guard, "I'll rip your f**king vocal cords out," ... so said the police report obtained by TMZ.

But today, Johnson struck a deal with Vegas prosecutors ... in which he agreed to plead no contest to misdemeanor domestic battery and assault ... and in exchange, NO JAIL.

Instead, Johnson got 1 year probation, 48 hours of community service, six months of counseling classes and must pay a $345 fine.

Directly following the incident, Johnson told TMZ he never touched the woman.

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11 COMMENTS

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1.

Wow ...    

Why is D.V. so easily pled out? This man choked his ex g.f. "out", I call that attempted murder! THe courts have said, "You failed sir, come back when she is dead and we will sentence you to jail".

457 days ago
2.

Lindsay Lohan's Drug Dealer    

Celebrity justice. I hope somebody 'stands their ground' with this piece of **** in the near future.

457 days ago
3.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

NFL = National Felons' League

457 days ago
4.

Laura    

Sounds like Vegas and L.A. have the same sort of justice system.

457 days ago
5.

AV    

The next time will be murder????

457 days ago
6.

LittleBIt    

Now THAT is a dangerous man!!! P.O.S!!!!!

457 days ago
7.

Joao    

Nevada is a one of first signatures to the Californian Celebrity Court Consortium. They allowed the thug to pay the victim off (you notice she's not complaining) and then made it all go away... the law and punishment is for the poor.

457 days ago
8.

mr.howell     

Yep,more celeb justice!..he even looks like a total A$$hole!..wifebeater!..worse..O.J may be going free soon from prison in Nevada according to the latest news!..uuhh.

457 days ago
9.

jack    

Jay Z will be happy that his lover got off.

457 days ago

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