NFL Star Chad Wheeler Charged With Home Violence Following Alleged Violent Assault on His Girlfriend
NFL participant Chad Wheeler was formally charged with home violence on Wednesday, Jan. 27 after he was arrested over the weekend.
The 27-year-old offensive lineman, who performed in 5 video games with the Seattle Seahawks throughout the 2020-2021 season, is accused of assaulting his girlfriend in Kent, a suburb of Seattle. He was arrested early within the morning on Saturday, Jan. 23 and was launched after posting $400,000 in bail.
In keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by E! Information, the athlete was charged with first-degree home violence assault, home violence illegal imprisonment and resisting arrest. The paperwork allege that he strangled the sufferer till she misplaced consciousness.
In a case abstract submitted by the prosecuting lawyer and obtained by E! Information, Wheeler is accused of “viciously” attacking the girl. The paperwork state partially, “When the sufferer regained consciousness, for the second time, and started to comprehend what had simply occurred, she noticed the defendant come again into the bed room and calmly, with shock, comment, ‘oh, you are still alive.'”