NFL participant Earl Thomas of Ravens was held at gunpoint by spouse after alleged affair, police say

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The spouse of Baltimore Ravens free security Earl Thomas III is accused of getting briefly held a loaded gun to her husband’s head final month after she allegedly caught him dishonest on her, in response to police in Texas.

Nina Thomas allegedly held a loaded pistol “lower than a foot” from the top of the seven-time Professional Bowler after utilizing Snapchat to observe him to a rental dwelling in Austin — the place she discovered him in mattress with one other girl, in response to court docket paperwork obtained by TMZ.

Earl Thomas, who turns 31 Thursday, reportedly had managed to seize the gun away from her earlier than police arrived.


The NFL participant posted a video on Instagram on Wednesday to deal with the report, saying he wished to get forward of the story.

“Stuff like this occurs, bro,” he stated. “We’re making an attempt to reside the very best life we probably can however typically it would not go as deliberate.”

He requested his followers on social media for prayers. Within the video, he did not seem to disclaim that one thing occurred throughout the alleged home dispute.

When Austin police arrived on the dwelling round 3:41 a.m. April 13, they “noticed {that a} black feminine carrying an orange sweater with a knife in her hand, later recognized as Nina Thomas, was chasing a shirtless black male, later recognized as Earl Thomas, with a pistol in his hand round a automobile,” the TMZ report stated.

Officers drew their weapons, ordering each husband and spouse to the bottom, and so they complied with out incident, in response to the web site. Police added that Thomas had taken the gun away from Nina earlier than any pictures have been fired.

The 2 had reportedly been in an argument earlier at their dwelling, which prompted Thomas to depart along with his brother, Seth. After monitoring them down, Nina took her husband’s 9mm Beretta pistol and arrived on the Airbnb with two different ladies with the intention of scaring him, in response to TMZ.

Nina later admitted “that she took out the journal considering that the gun couldn’t hearth,” however cops stated there was a “spherical within the chamber” of the gun, the report stated.


One of many ladies who was on the dwelling with Thomas and his brother informed police she heard Nina yelling: “I bought one thing for all you hoes,” in response to the report.

Nina Thomas’ legal professional, Jonathan Goins, denied the allegations in remarks to TMZ.

“I’m right here to declare that my consumer unequivocally and categorically denies these allegations and we look ahead to our day in court docket the place we will clear her good title,” he stated.

Nina Thomas was arrested for investigation of housebreaking of a residence with intent to commit aggravated assault with a lethal weapon. She was later launched on bond, whereas Thomas wasn’t arrested, in response to the report.

Thomas, a key member of the Seattle Seahawks’ famed “Legion of Increase” protection, received a Tremendous Bowl with the group following the 2013 season.

Earl Thomas (No. 29) of the Baltimore Ravens reacts after a play in opposition to the New England Patriots throughout a recreation in Baltimore, Nov. 3, 2019. He was held at gunpoint by his spouse final month after she allegedly caught him dishonest on her, police say. (Getty Photos)


He was drafted by the Seahawks within the first spherical of the 2010 NFL Draft out of the College of Texas, enjoying for the membership till being traded to Baltimore in 2019. Thomas has netted 713 tackles and 30 interceptions throughout his NFL profession and was voted to 2010’s All-Decade Group.

The Ravens are seen as one of many favorites to win the Tremendous Bowl this upcoming season. They’d the very best document within the NFL final season earlier than being upset within the divisional spherical of the postseason by the Tennessee Titans.

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