Crime

Nuggets' Ty Lawson allegedly pushed pregnant girlfriend whose mom called the cops

Update: Yesterday, we told you about the arrest of Nuggets star Ty Lawson after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend, Ashley Pettiford, who was also faces a misdemeanor charge; see previous coverage below.

Now, we've obtained a copy of Lawson's arrest report, and it provides many more details. Among them: Pettiford's mom called authorities out of concern for her daughter, who's six months pregnant -- and after Pettiford got angry about him talking on the phone with another woman, he's said to have pushed her.

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