In response to the accusations that he destroyed over $15,000 worth of personal items belonging to his ex-girlfriend, Christopher Owens is trying to get the protective order removed. Owens claims that LaTia Terry, with whom he has a nine month old son, is seeking "revenge" on the cornerback because he does not want a relationship.
Owens has also denied any allegation that he ransacked Terry's apartment, the same one he has been paying for Terry and their son to live in. Owens went on to claim that upon receiving the protective order, she began posting negative comments about him on the Internet.
Thus far in his football career, Owens has never been in any sort of legal trouble. He has a clean slate, and has been an upstanding member of the community in Atlanta as well, earning Atlanta Falcons Man of the Year honors in 2010.
The claims in this story now seem to point to a far less one-sided explanation. Owens may very well not be responsible for destroying the apartment. A family violence hearing will be held on June 22 at 8:30 AM.
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