Former Carolina Panther Frank Garcia arrested for misdemeanor assault

- Former Carolina Panthers offensive lineman and local WFNZ radio host Frank Garcia has been arrested for misdemeanor assault on a female.

Garcia was arrested Saturday afternoon around 4:30 before being booked into Mecklenburg County Jail around just after 8 pm. As of Sunday afternoon, Garcia is still listed as being in jail.

Garcia is also an assistant coach for Charlotte Catholic High School’s football team and a freelance contributor for Fox 46 Charlotte WJZY Sports. 

Garcia played for the Panthers from 1995 through 2000. He also played with the Cardinals and the Rams where he made a Super Bowl appearance in 2002.

According to court records, Garcia is set to appear in court Monday morning.

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