Name: Ethan Westbrooks
Team: Los Angeles Rams (NFL)
Charges: Suspicion of Receiving Stolen Property, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Carrying a Stolen Loaded Firearm, Grand Theft of a Firearm, Possession of a High-Capacity Magazine
Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks was arrested Friday (September 22, 2017) night in Kern County, California.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Westbrooks was pulled over for speeding and police observed a handgun inside his vehicle. A records check revealed the gun was reported stolen in 2009.
Westbrooks, 26, was later released after posting bond of $55,000.
UPDATE: Westbrooks pleaded no contest to a charge of carrying a loaded firearm. He was sentenced to one day in jail and three years of probation.
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