LA VERNE, California — A former NFL standout was arrested after police said he broke into his ex’s La Verne home and threatened to kill her.
According to the Police Department, 33-year-old Brandon Browner of Pomona broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home through a locked window.
When Browner’s ex-girlfriend tried to flee, Browner physically forced her back into her home, according to the investigators. Then he physically harmed her and threatened to kill, police said.
He then stole a Rolex watch valued at $20,000 before he fled the scene.
Police said that Browner was previously arrested for domestic violence, and the victim had a restraining order against him.
Police tracked down Browner within hours of the incident and took him into custody without further incident. He was booked at the La Verne Police Department for felony charges.
Browner played football for Oregon State before signing with the Seattle Seahawks in 2011. He later played for the New England Patriots when they won the Super Bowl.