NFL News: Cleveland Browns DT Kiante Tripp Arrested on Burglary Charges

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Kiante Tripp has been arrested and jailed on charges of burglary stemming from an incident which reportedly occurred in College Park, Georgia.

Tripp, per WAGA-TV in Atlanta, and two others are accused of threatening people inside of an apartment and then “ransacking” the place. Police told The Associated Press that Tripp and the men were arrested Sunday. Investigators reportedly told the station that Tripp and the other men were looking for an individual and some money that allegedly was stolen from them. Neighbors told police officials that men with guns entered the apartment. The original report also said that one member of the party was also changed with possession of marijuana.

The Browns, through general manager Tom Heckert, confirmed their awareness regarding the second-year player but declined any further comment. The 6-foot-6-inch, 276-pound Tripp was an undrafted rookie who was later promoted to the Browns’ roster last November, playing in three games and recording a lone tackle.

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(Source: NFL.com)


  • Vindictive_Pat


  • Mark

    Let me second that – who?

  • Woods

    I think that this will be the first and last time we hear of Kiante Tripp as a member of the Browns…

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  • Acrossthefield11

    This ruined my 4th of July 🙁

  • Kildawg

    Any shot he had of even sniffing the practice squad, much less the team, is now non-existent. BTW, the Brownies have plenty of DT depth, maybe enough DL depth.

  • saggy

    who the hell is Kiante Tripp?