Former No. 1 pick Mario Williams arrested, charged with trespassing in woman's house

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<a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/ncaaf/players/277282/" data-ylk="slk:Mario Williams">Mario Williams</a> on the sideline of a <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nfl/teams/houston/" data-ylk="slk:Houston Texans">Houston Texans</a> game in 2011. (AP)
Mario Williams on the sideline of a Houston Texans game in 2011. (AP)

Former NFL defensive end Mario Williams, the first overall pick of the 2006 draft by the Houston Texans, was arrested on a charge of criminal trespassing in a woman’s house.

The charge is a misdemeanor and Williams posted a $100 bond, the Houston Chronicle reported, citing court records.

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Williams was accused of trespassing in a woman's home in Katy, Texas. Court documents said Williams entered the woman’s home without permission, KHOU reported.

Mario Williams played 11 NFL seasons

KHOU reported that the woman filed a restraining order against Williams in May, according to court documents. KHOU and the Houston Chronicle reported that a judge ordered a mental health and intellectual disability assessment for Williams.

TMZ said Williams has a child with the woman and he "broke into the home and began yelling at" her, according to sources.

Williams played six seasons for the Texans, four for the Buffalo Bills and a final one with the Miami Dolphins. He made more than $120 million in his career, according to Spotrac, and had 97.5 career sacks with four Pro Bowl appearances.

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