Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested in Brooklyn

-Sebastian Telfair, who played 10 seasons in the NBA, was arrested Sunday in Brooklyn, NY, 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.

According to PIX 11,  Telfair was allegedly illegally parked in a pickup truck with another man, 18-year-old Jami Thomas, when police spotted them, NYPD sources said. Police stopped them after Telfair started driving without turning the car’s headlights on.

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, according to PIX 11.

Telfair last played in the NBA in 2014 for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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