Reporting Daryl Ruiter
COLLEGE PARK (92.3 The Fan/AP) - Cleveland Browns reserve defensive tackle Kiante Tripp was arrested near Atlanta, Georgia and charged with burglary.
Tripp, who is an Atlanta native, and 2 others are accused of threatening people and ransacking an apartment according to College Park police spokesman Sgt. Jeff Hightower.
The arrest resulted from neighbors calling police to say that armed men were in the apartment. Officers arrived, heard the men through the locked front door, and then caught them fleeing through the back. Hightower says nothing was stolen.
He remains in jail after being arrested Sunday afternoon.
Browns general manager Tom Heckert says he’s aware of what happened and had no further comment.
Tripp attended the University of Georgia and started training camp with the Falcons after being signed as an undrafted free agent in 2011.
Tripp was signed to the Browns practice squad in October before being moved to the active roster last November.
He appeared in 3 games last season with the Browns assisting on 1 tackle.
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