Chad Johnson's booking photo at Broward County Sheriff's Office on August 11, 2012, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)
(USA TODAY) - The 911 call stemming from Chad Johnson's alleged domestic assault incident with his wife, Evelyn Lozada, was released Monday.
In a phone call that lasts about four-and-a-half minutes, we hear Johnson's neighbor explain to the dispatcher that Lozada is in his home after "a little domestic dispute" that occurred 30 minutes prior.
The neighbor, who is calm throughout the conversation, then requests to have the police sent out of concern that Johnson might come to the house.
"I don't want the police to come with their lights on, but I just want them to come until everybody calms down," the neighbor says.
Johnson, who ultimately was released by the Miami Dolphins because of his arrest, was taken into custody Saturday night for allegedly head-butting his wife after she found a receipt for condoms in his car.
The neighbor described Lozada's injury on the call.
"She has a nice cut on the forehead that I believe is going to need stitches," he said.
Finally, before the call ends, the neighbor requests one last time to send police but keep it hush.
"He's a very high profile person so we'd like to keep this as quiet as possible," he said. "If you could let the police know, because we don't need the news here."
By Simon Samano, USA TODAY