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Renee Thomas


Renee Thomas

Renee Thomas

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Former Carolina Panther cheerleader Renee Thomas, was arrested on November 7, 2005, after allegedly having sex in a public bathroom stall of Banana Joe's in Tampa with fellow cheerleader Angela Keathley. A woman waiting to use the restroom complained and Thomas allegedly punched her which resulted in the cheerleaders' arrest. She then gave police a fake I.D. of another Panther cheerleader - Kristen Lanier Owen.

On March 13, 2006, Thomas pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of battery and unlawful display of a license and was sentenced to anger management counseling, 50 hours of community service and $400 in restitution to the victim. Her lawyer vehemently denied the accusations that Thomas and Keathley were engaged in sexual activity on the night of the brawl.

Both women were fired from the Panthers as a result of their actions.

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