larry johnson*Larry Johnson, a former NFL running back, has been charged with felony domestic violence after allegedly strangling an ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas last week, according to TMZ.

The Clark County D.A. says Johnson was charged with one count of felony domestic battery stemming from the incident.

He faces a maximum of 5 years in prison and a $15,000 fine. By the way, the fine for non-strangulation felony domestic battery is only $10,000.

As we previously reported, Johnson, 32, who once signed a $45 million contract with the Kansas City Chief,  was arrested last week for the alleged attack inside the Bellagio hotel.

He is denying the allegations.