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Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Deontay Wilder Arrested

Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Deontay Wilder Arrested
Deontay Wilder

Deontay Wilder Arrested

Former heavyweight boxing champion, Deontay Wilder has been arrested.

Wilder was arrested on Tuesday for possessing a gun during a routine traffic stop in Los Angeles.

TMZ reports that Wilder was pulled over around 1:15 a.m in Hollywood as after officers observed that the boxer had illegally tinted the windows of his Rolls-Royce and an obstructed license plate.

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Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Deontay Wilder Arrested
Deontay Wilder was arrested for possessing a fire arm

Officers also said they perceived odour of burnt marijuana during the operation and proceeded search his car.

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The officers found marijuana together with a handgun during the search, leading to Wilder’s arrest and booking for possessing a concealed weapon.

The boxer took to Twitter to address the incident on Tuesday afternoon, saying;

“I’d rather be safe than sorry. The End.”

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Written by Tare Magbei

Tare Magbei is a media practitioner with Daily Report Nigeria.

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