Baltimore Ravens player arrested in Key West bar fight

March 9, 2014 

Jah Reid and his friend were hauled to jail.


A player for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens -- winners of the 2013 Super Bowl over the San Francisco 49ers -- was jailed in Key West early Sunday morning on two charges of misdemeanor battery.

Jah Reid, 25, a 6-foot-7, 335-pound tackle drafted in 2011 in the third round of the NFL draft out of the University of Central Florida (he's from Haines City), was being held on $2,000 bond following his arrest at 2 a.m. at the Red Garter, a strip club at 208 Duval St.

According to a Key West Police Department report, Reid and Edmond Mussa, 21, bumped in the bar. They had words, then Reid allegedly head-butted Mussa and punched him until he hit the floor. Then Reid allegedly started kicking him.

When security guard David Smith tried to break up the fight, Reid allegedly punched him in the face. While that was going on, Benjamin Buxton, 23, who apparently was with Reid, entered the fray and started punching Mussa.

Another security guard, Jason Martinez, tried to pull Buxton off Mussa, and Buxton started punching Martinez. Buxton was arrested for battery along with Reid.

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