Today we learned that former NBA player, Sebastian Telfair, was arrested on gun, ammunition and drug charges in Brooklyn.
According to PIX 11, Telfair, star of the award winning “Through The Fire” documentary, was arrested and charged with “criminal possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of a ballistic vest, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of ammunition.”
Early Sunday morning, police officers spotted Telfair and 18-year-old Jami Thomas parked illegally in a pickup truck and pulled them over when they started driving without the headlights on. Once pulled over, according to PIX 11, officers found “three loaded firearms, one semi-automatic rifle, a bulletproof vest, a large quantity of ammunition and two bags of marijuana inside the car.”
BREAKING: @NBA star Sebastian Telfair arrested in BK with semi-automatic gun, loaded guns, loads of ammunition and marijuana, PD sources
This isn’t Telfair’s first brush with the law in regards to guns, as he was hit with gun charges in 2007, to which he plead guilty and was suspended for three games by the NBA.
The 32 year old, former Brooklyn star from Lincoln High School played for five teams during his 10 year NBA career.