Posted by Josh Katzowitz
Accused of trashing the apartment of his child’s mother, Falcons CB Chris Owens denies doing it and says his ex-girlfriend is only out for revenge and to ruin his name.
“He’s been a good dad,” Randall M. Kessler, Owens’ attorney, told the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “He plans to keep being a good dad. He denies all of the claims.”
As the AJC points out, Owens – who has a 9-month-old child with his ex, Latia Terry – was named the Atlanta Falcons man of the year for his community work, and the scene described in the police report (holes in the drywall, a destroyed flat-screen TV, bleach poured on her clothes and shoes) seems out of character for Owens.
Owens also says that, after Terry took out a restraining order against him, she berated him on the phone, harassed his friends and slandered him on the Internet.
A family violence session is scheduled for Wednesday in Gwinnett County.
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