KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KAKE) - Linebacker Willie Gay has been suspended 4 games by the NFL.

According to Adam Teicher, the suspension is for Gay's January arrest. At the time, Gay was charged with misdemeanor criminal damage to property after he broke a vacuum and other items during an argument, authorities said.

The suspension will begin immediately. Gay is eligible to return to the Chiefs’ active roster on Monday, Oct. 17 following the team’s Week 6 game vs. Buffalo.