By RITESH SHARMA
Indianapolis Radio Host Prisoned For Domestic Battery
Joe Staysniak, a former offensive lineman for the NFL who runs a radio show in Indianapolis, was reportedly detained on Tuesday morning.
The Indianapolis Star reports that Staysniak was detained and taken to the Hendricks County Prison at approx 2 a.m. ET EST on Tuesday.
He is accused of domestic assault, carrying a weapon, threatening, and choking
Staysniak hosted for Emmis Communications for more than 20 years, first at 93.1 FM before switching to the morning program on 107.5 The Fan. His employment ended in 2021.
Staysniak's hosting responsibilities were also suspended for a week in June 2020, due to remarks he made during protracted demonstrations against George Floyd's passing.
Staysniak was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round out of Ohio State in 1990
He played for the Buffalo Bills in 1991, the Kansas City Chiefs in 1992, the Indianapolis Colts in 1993–1995, and the Arizona Cardinals in 1996. (1996).
In 63 games over the course of his career, he made 33 starts and participated in 46 of them for the Colts.