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Former Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer arrested

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Schaffer, who played for the Bengals from 2012-2014, was arrested on multiple charges in Morgan Township.

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Former Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer was arrested on Monday morning on Chapel Road in Morgan Township, Ohio.

Schaffer has been charged with assault, breaking and entering and public indecency, according to jail records obtained by the Journal-News.

Schaffer allegedly assaulted a man then fled the scene. The sheriff's office then got a call from a church where Schaffer was allegedly trying to break into a car while taking his clothes off, per the Journal-News.

Schaffer was “uncooperative and in a very agitated state and appeared to be under the influence of some type of drug,” Chief Deputy Anthony Dwyer told the Journal-News.

Schaffer’s case will be heard in Butler County Area I Court in Oxford, though a court date has not yet been set. He remained in jail on Monday.

Schaffer was signed as a college free agent by the Jaguars following the 2012 NFL Draft. He joined the Bengals' practice squad for the final eight games and Wild Card game in 2012 and then played nine games for the Bengals during the 2013 season, mostly on special teams. Schaffer had 6 tackles in his Bengals career.

Schaffer ended up retiring following training camp in 2014 due to multiple concussions sustained during his football career, two during the 2014 preseason with the Bengals. Schaffer attended University of Cincinnati and is a Cincinnati native.