Celtics Sebastian Telfair Arrested On Gun Charge
21 year old Boston Celtics monitor Sebastian Telfair was captured after the police halted him for speeding and wound up tracking down a stacked handgun under the seat of his SUV.
Telfair is from Brooklyn and he was halted at around 4 a.m. at the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers, New York, after he was speeding at 77 mph in a 45 mph zone. This was unveiled by the Westchester County police representative Kieran O'Leary.
Neither Telfair nor Al Eden Fuentes, the traveler, had a substantial driver's permit. This brought about the Range Rover being set for impoundment and was search by a cop. It was during the inquiry that the official saw the handle of the .243 ammo standing free from the front seat.
Telfair and Fuentes asserted that they didn't know anything about the weapon. The police, notwithstanding, are examining whether the firearm was enrolled and assuming this is the case, to whom.
Telfair and Fuentes, an occupant of Queens, were created under the watchful eye of the Yonkers City Court on charges that included crime second degree ownership of a weapon and both argued not liable. The bail was set at $7,500 and both are because of return to the court on May 17, 2007.
Celtics' proprietor Wyc Grousbeck said that the players had been cautioned last year to submit to the group and association firearm restriction alongside the state regulations and the group was treating the charges against Telfair extremely in a serious way however would just demonstration after the realities were determined.
In the 2004 draft, Telfair was the thirteenth pick and was exchanged last year to the Celtics from Portland.
In February 2006 while Telfair was with Portland, he was addressed by the police at the Logan International Airport in Boston after a handgun that was enrolled on his sweetheart's name was found in his pillowcase in the group's plane. For this offense, the Trail Blazers fined Telfair and suspended his for two days.