Earl Thomas Texas – Earl Thomas, a former Seattle Seahawks safety, was arrested in his hometown of Orange, Texas, on Friday, May 13, 2022, more than two weeks after a warrant was issued for his alleged breach of a court protective order.
On April 27, 2022, police in Austin, Texas, filed an arrest warrant for Thomas, alleging that he violated a protective order by sending threatening communications to a woman about her and her children.
Earl Thomas Texas: Earl Thomas arrested in Orange
Thomas faces a third-degree felony charge for violating a protective order given in May 2021 that stipulated he may only connect with the woman through a co-parenting phone app for at least two months.
The Seattle Seahawks selected Thomas in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Thomas was a key member of the Seahawks’ Legion of Boom defense, which won Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos.
Thomas earned consensus All-American accolades while playing collegiate football at Texas.
Thomas signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Ravens in 2019 and spent one season with the organization.