An arrest warrant for Earl Thomas has been issued in Austin, Texas, after police say the previous Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens security violated a courtroom protecting order by sending threatening messages to a lady about her and her kids, according to the Austin American-Statesman.
Courtroom information present the warrant, signed April 27, expenses Thomas with a third-degree felony for a minimum of two violations inside 12 months of a protecting order from Could 2021 that said he may solely talk with the girl by means of a co-parenting cellphone app, in response to the paper.
Trey Dolezal, who represents Thomas in his ongoing divorce, instructed the paper that the arrest warrant stems from Thomas reaching out to the girl to see their kids. Nina Thomas filed for divorce from Earl Thomas in November 2020.
“They have been consciously and collectively working collectively to see his youngsters,” Dolezal instructed the paper. “I do not actually perceive how he may very well be in violation by working collectively to go to along with his kids.”
However in response to the paper, the girl instructed police that Thomas not too long ago started threatening her and her kids by way of textual content, together with one message on April 18 informing her that he had simply obtained two handguns, and one other later that day wherein he instructed her he’ll “kick [her] ass.”
The Austin American-Statesman additionally cited separate courtroom information indicating that Thomas was arrested in February 2021 on a misdemeanor cost of unlawfully carrying a weapon. Thomas agreed to forfeit the weapon, in response to the paper, and the case was dismissed a yr later.
Thomas, who turns 33 on Saturday, instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter on April 22 that he desires to renew his NFL profession. The seven-time Professional Bowl choice and three-time First Group All-Professional has not performed in a recreation for the reason that 2019 season, the yr he signed a four-year, $55 million contract with the Ravens in free company. Baltimore launched him in August 2020 after an altercation wherein Thomas punched teammate Chuck Clark throughout a coaching camp observe.
In April 2020, Nina Thomas was arrested in Austin after pointing a loaded handgun at Earl Thomas throughout a heated argument. She was charged with first-degree felony housebreaking of a residence with intent to commit aggravated assault with a lethal weapon after telling police she confronted her husband as a result of she believed he was dishonest on her.