Sep 29, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) warms up before the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
KUSA - Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas has closed his case stemming from a January traffic stop and ensuing arrest after he failed to appear in court.
Thomas on Tuesday pleaded guilty to unsafe or defective vehicle in Arapahoe County court and the charge of failure to yield to an emergency vehicle was dismissed by the district attorney.
A warrant for failure to appear was issued in March after Thomas did not go to a March 21 court date stemming from the Jan. 25 traffic stop. He was pulled over on South Parker Road in Arapahoe County at 11:45 p.m. and was issued a $70 ticket.
Thomas later was arrested on Aug. 28 for failure to appear in court.
Tuesday he paid $114.50 in fines and court costs.
Thomas has started all five games this season and has six touchdown catches. He 27 receptions for 359 yards. The Broncos drafted Thomas in 2011 in the fourth round (129th overall). He had only one catch before this season.
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