New Orleans Saints star receiver Michael Thomas was arrested on Friday night. Witnesses say that the star receiver was taken away by police after an incident in Kenner, Louisiana. Here is the report by WDSU that gives full details of the incident that occurred.
Saints Wide Receiver Michael Thomas put into Kenner Police patrol car on Friday | Click on the image to read the full story https://t.co/FbISxkXRdn
— wdsu (@wdsu) November 11, 2023
Michael Thomas Arrested
According to the report, the incident involving Thomas triggered a large police presence in the area, which was triggered by an altercation involving the receiver and some contractors. Thomas was accused of throwing two bricks at the contractor’s car, which was parked on the street near where he resides. It is also being reported that Thomas took the individual’s phone from him, and tossed it away when he was recording the incident.
Neighbors who witnessed this were quick to call the police as their concerns grew. The NFL organization released a statement on the issue at hand, saying that they are aware of the incident. It says, “We are aware of the incident and are gathering information.” No more details from the team have come out yet, but it will likely cause Thomas to miss some significant time.
New Orleans Saints Having Trouble With The Law
This is not the first Saints receiver that has been in trouble with the law this season. Recently, Chris Olave was taken into custody after he was going 70 miles per hour in a 35 zone. The fact that both receivers from the same team have been in trouble with police should be a huge concern for New Orleans.
In an interview with WDSU, the victim claims that Thomas also physically pushed him during the chaos on top of throwing bricks at his truck. Thomas has been trying to get back to playing at a high level again after dealing with injuries for the last couple of seasons. From 2016-2019, he was able to amount to well over 1,000 receiving yards in each season. With this situation, it looks like it will be impossible for him to be able to get back to that form. This is an ongoing situation and further details have yet to be released.
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