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Ex-Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested again in Kansas

Joseph Randle has been charged with threatening a deputy in Kansas.
Joseph Randle has been charged with threatening a deputy in Kansas. AP

Former Cowboys running back Joseph Randle finds himself back in jail following another arrest.

Randle, 24, was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail in Kansas for failure to appear in court at 1:44 a.m. Sunday, according to jail booking records. Bond has been set at $150,000, although it’s unclear which previous charge this is related to.

This marks the sixth arrest for Randle in the past 17 months. He posted bail last week after being charged with three counts of aggravated battery, one count of drug possession (marijuana) and one count of criminal damage to property on Feb. 21.

In that incident, Randle allegedly hit three people with his car before forcing his way into a home.

Randle, who is from Wichita, Kans., has had continued run-ins with the law since October 2014, when he stole underwear and cologne from a department store in Frisco. In February 2015, he was investigated for domestic violence allegations.

The Cowboys stuck by Randle through those two arrests, and handed him the starting running back role heading into last season. But things unraveled during the season, and the Cowboys cut ties with him in November.

At a media event at the Dallas Cowboys new headquarters site in Frisco, team owner Jerry Jones talked more about running back Joseph Randle. Star-Telegram video by Paul Moseley

Randle has now been arrested four times since being released. He had an incident at a casino in Kansas, and was arrested twice in February.

A couple weeks before his Feb. 21 arrest, Irving police took Randle in after a routine warrant check found he was wanted for speeding in Coppell.

Randle also dealt with allegations that he bet on sports last month, something he denied.

Randle, a 2013 fifth-round pick out of Oklahoma State, has 820 rushing yards on 181 carries with nine touchdowns in his three-year NFL career.

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