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NFL free agent Earl Thomas arrested for violating protective order after warrant issued last month

NFL free agent Earl Thomas arrested for violating protective order after warrant issued last month


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Former NFL security Earl Thomas was arrested Friday for a violation of a court docket protecting order after a warrant was issued final month.

Thomas was in his hometown of Orange, Texas, and was taken into custody after somebody acknowledged him at a restaurant, according to WFAA.com.

The warrant was issued on April 27 after authorities mentioned Thomas violated the protecting order greater than twice by sending messages to a lady and her kids. In Texas, that could be a third-degree felony.

The order issued in Could 2021 mandates that Thomas solely talk with the lady by means of a co-parenting cellphone app, which the lady mentioned Thomas has not downloaded.

The lady instructed police that Thomas began to ship threatening messages through textual content. One which was despatched April 18, allegedly had Thomas saying he would “kick [her] ass,” and he had acquired two handguns. 

His wife was arrested in May 2020 in a home violence incident after telling police she pointed a loaded weapon at Thomas after discovering him in mattress with one other girl.

Thomas, 33, is a free agent and has been out of soccer since 2020, spending the primary 9 seasons of this profession with the Seattle Seahawks and one season with the Baltimore Ravens. He’s a three-time first-team All-Professional and seven-time Professional Bowler.

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