OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Willie Gay was arrested by Overland Park police Wednesday night and charged with criminal damage to property of less than $1,000.
Gay remained at the Johnson County, Kansas detention facility Thursday morning. He was scheduled to appear before a judge Thursday afternoon, a spokesman for the Johnson County sheriff’s office said.
Gay’s agents, Maxx Lepsettler and Ryan Rubin, said in a statement that Gay was visiting his son when he got into an argument with the child’s mother, who called police.
A police report estimated total property damage at $225 for a vacuum cleaner, a cell phone screen protector, a humidifier, and damage to a wall and door frame.
The chiefs said they knew about Gay’s arrest.
Gay, the Chiefs’ second-round draft pick in 2020, started in 11 games this season and won the wildcard-round playoffs against the Pittsburgh Steelers last weekend. He has two interceptions and .5 sacks.
Kansas City hosts the Buffalo Bills in the AFC Divisional Playoffs on Sunday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.