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Lawrence Taylor arrested for not telling cops he changed his address as a registered sex offender 

Giants legend and two-times Super Bowl winner Lawrence Taylor, 62, is arrested in Florida after registered sex offender failed to tell cops he changed address 10 years after paying for an underage prostitute

  • Sex offender Lawrence Taylor, a former defensive end for the New York Giants, was arrested Thursday night for not telling authorities he changed his address 
  • Taylor, an NFL Hall of Famer, was required to register as a sex offender after patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute in 2011 
  • Taylor was charged on two sex offender violations in Broward County, Florida
  • His lawyer said the hall of famer was in the middle of divorcing his third wife and needed to stay at a nearby hotel 
  • Taylor has previously been arrested for attempting to buy drugs, leaving the scene of an auto accident and driving under the influence 


Lawrence Taylor, 62, was arrested on Thursday night for failing to register as a sex offender when he changed addresses

New York Giants legend Lawrence Taylor was arrest in Florida on Thursday night for failing to tell authorities he changed his address, which he’s required to do by law as a registered sex offender.  

The former defensive end was arraigned at the Broward County Sherriff’s Office and charged on two sex offender violations. 

Taylor, 62, was declared a sex offender in 2011 after pleading guilty to sexual misconduct and patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute. 

Taylor’s attorney, Arthur Aidala, told TMZ that Taylor was in the middle of a divorce with his third wife, Lynette, and needed to stay at a nearby hotel. 

‘Mr. Taylor was constantly a resident of the marital home where he was registered, but on advice of local law enforcement he was sleeping outside the home,’ Aidala said.

‘We are confident that this will be dismissed at the first court hearing.’ 

Taylor is widely considered the greatest New York Giants player in history. Taylor was required to register as a sex offender after patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute in 2011

Taylor is widely considered the greatest New York Giants player in history. Taylor was required to register as a sex offender after patronizing a 16-year-old prostitute in 2011

His lawyer claimed Taylor needed to stay at a nearby hotel as he was going through a divorce with his third wife, Lynette Taylor. The two are pictured in 2011

His lawyer claimed Taylor needed to stay at a nearby hotel as he was going through a divorce with his third wife, Lynette Taylor. The two are pictured in 2011

Taylor is an NFL Hall of Famer

He reportedly used cocaine while playing in the NFL

Taylor, an FNL Hall of Famer, is no stranger to run ins with the law. In 1995, Taylor was arrested multiple times for trying to buy narcotics from under cover officers

Taylor, an NFL Hall of Famer, is considered the greatest Giants player in history, but his reputation is also mired with criminal offenses. 

During his career, Taylor reportedly used cocaine and passed drug tests by using his teammate’s urine. 

In 1995, Taylor was arrested multiple times for trying to buy narcotics from under cover officers. 

In 2009, the hall of famer was arrested for leaving the scene of an auto accident, and in 2016, he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.  

In 2009, the hall of famer was arrested for leaving the scene of an auto accident, and in 2016, he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence

In 2009, the hall of famer was arrested for leaving the scene of an auto accident, and in 2016, he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence

During his prestigious career, Taylor won the NFL’s MVP award for his performance in the 1986 season, and is one of only two defensive players in history to earn the award. 

He also went on to win in two Super Bowls, play in 10 Pro Bowls and is recognized for redefining modern-day rushing in the NFL. 

He retired from the league in 1993.  

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