Cleveland Browns defensive end and University of Georgia Bulldogs product Kiante Tripp was arrested in an Atlanta suburb on burglary charges.
Kiante Tripp, a 24-year-old Atlanta native, allegedly threatened the occupants of an apartment on Herschel Road in the Atlanta suburb of College Park and burglarized the apartment, police told My Fox Atlanta.
The Browns defensive end and two other suspects allegedly had guns in their possession during the burglary, according to My Fox Atlanta.
Tripp, who attended Westlake HS in Atlanta and played for the University of Georgia Bulldogs, played in three games for the Cleveland Browns during the 2011 season while spending most of 2011 on the practice squad. He recorded one tackle.
The Kiante Tripp arrest made news on Twitter, where Kiante Tripp was a trending topic Tuesday.
Some users decided to respond the Kiante Tripp arrest with snark.
Seriously? Like, an #NFL player needs to steal! #Redonkulous, Twitter user John Matthew English said of the allegations.
How did the Bengals miss out on signing Kiante Tripp? said user @TitusPullo94, referring to Cincinnati players' penchants for getting in trouble with the law.
There goes playoffs, Twitter user @1BrownsFansSig said.
Twitter user Will Burge said if true, Tripp should have thought of the consequences of burglary.
If youre a practice squader [sic] like Kiante Tripp u cant get accused, caught, or even think about committing a burglary. Career suicide, he wrote.
Not the best way to keep a job, said user @KeithBritton86.