MANSFIELD, Texas – Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested on Wednesday in his home in North Texas and charged with grievous bodily harm after his girlfriend accused him of badly beating her at home.
Boykin was arrested in his Mansfield. Texas, home to Mansfield police, reviewed footage of a March 21 incident captured by Boykin's video security system, according to a police statement.
He was sent to the Mansfield City Detention Center and remains without charge until the indictment
The Seahawks Boykin was released on Tuesday after WFAA-TV had posted an interview with Boykin's girlfriend in Dallas Boykin, 24, has rejected the allegations and his agent Drew Pittman told the police the allegations are wrong. Calls to Pittman from the Associated Press went unanswered on Wednesday.
The charges are the last off-field problem for Boykin, who has spent his NFL career at Seattle.
He was arrested in Dallas last year when he took a vehicle was a passenger who met several people on a sidewalk. He fled on foot, but was later arrested for public poisoning and marijuana offenses.