Tom Steele
The Dallas Morning News

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber was arrested Wednesday in Denton County.

Barber, 36, was booked into the Denton County jail on two misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief that stemmed from a July 2018 incident, jail records showed. He was arrested by Prosper police.

Authorities have not released any information about what led to the misdemeanor charges. Each count carries a possible punishment of up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

Barber played for the Cowboys from 2005 to 2010, then spent one season with the Chicago Bears before retiring.

He was released Wednesday evening after posting $2,010 bond, jail records show. He did not have a lawyer listed in court records.

In 2014, Barber was taken into custody by police in Mansfield, where he had a home, and then taken to a hospital for a mental-health evaluation.


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