- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A warrant for Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon has been issued in Cuyahoga County, according to cleveland.com’s Adam Ferrise.

The warrant, issued by Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge Alison Floyd, comes from a complaint from Christina Lockhart, who claims that Gordon is the father of her 1-year-old daughter.

The complaint was first filed on July 2, 2015.

Lockhart, who is on public welfare, is seeking child support payment.

Gordon was ordered to send a DNA sample by Sept. 25, 2015, but he failed to do so. Subpoenas regarding the situation were sent to multiple addresses for Gordon in both Los Angeles and Cleveland, the NFL, Adidas and sports agent Drew Rosenhaus.

Gordon never responded to the subpoenas. 

The warrant for Gordon’s arrest was issued when Gordon failed to show up for a court hearing on Aug. 31. 

“We are aware of the situation,” a Browns spokesperson told Ferrise via email. “Josh and his attorney are working with the Cuyahoga County Courts to resolve this matter. We have no further comment at this time.”

Gordon, who was suspended for four games after applying for reinstatement in the NFL following a string of failed drug tests, has not taken the field since 2014 season, when he was only allowed to participate in five games due to another drug-related suspension.

In Gordon’s second season in the NFL, he recorded 1,646 yards and 9 touchdowns in 14 games in 2013. He’s played five games since that season.

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