Atlanta Falcons cornerback Christopher Owens, a 2009 draft pick from San Jose State, is being investigated for trashing his ex-girlfriend and baby mama’s apartment. According to the police report, LaTia Terry returned home Monday morning to find holes in her walls and television, broken blinds, and a pile of clothes, purses, shoes and jewelry covered in bleach.
What’s even more disturbing is the crib and a lamp in Terry’s nine-month-old son’s room were also destroyed.
The destruction is estimated at $15,000.
Owens is a suspect because the police found no sign of forced entry and Terry stated the door was locked when she returned home. Terry has since filed a temporary protective order against Owens.
Owens, who has been a regular at the Falcons’ seven-on-seven practices, was not in attendance on Tuesday or Wednesday, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Ironically, the Falcons named Owens their 2010 Man of the Year, an award handed our for community service.
Owens had 40 tackles and one interception in 2010.