Super Bowl Winning CB Arrested For Possession Of Guns, Drugs And Stolen Car

Bashaud Breeland

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Free-agent NFL cornerback Bashaud Breeland, who has played for multiple teams was arrested this week on a range of charges, including drug possession, multiple firearm offenses, and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Bashaud Breeland, 31, had been a notable name in the NFL, contributing to his teams as a cornerback until his last appearance in the 2021 season.

Breeland helped the Chiefs’ victory during the 2019 season Super Bowl, Breeland’s career trajectory. His former teams including the Chiefs, Washington, Packers, Vikings, and Cardinals.

According to reports from TMZ and police documents, the arrest unfolded on Monday afternoon around 3:05 p.m. Breeland was pulled over by law enforcement officers in Charlotte, N.C., leading to the discovery of a stolen 2020 Mercedes-Benz he was driving. The vehicle had been reported stolen from Florida, sparking further investigation.

The situation escalated when officers conducted a search of the stolen vehicle, uncovering a cache of weapons that included two AR-15s and two AK-47s. Alongside the firearms, authorities also found 5.45 pounds of suspected marijuana and 62 grams of suspected mushrooms, indicating potential drug involvement.

A substantial amount of cash and drug paraphernalia were also discovered in the car.

The estimated street value of the suspected drugs was approximated to be around $7,000. Breeland’s possession of both the stolen vehicle and the collection of firearms, along with the illegal substances, led to his arrest on eight total charges, including possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

Bashaud Breeland’s career began when he was selected in the 4th round of the 2014 NFL Draft by Washnigton. Over the course of his eight-year NFL journey, he recorded 16 interceptions.

As legal proceedings unfold, the fate of Bashaud Breeland remains uncertain.