NFL cornerback arrested in Charlotte with stolen car, guns, CMPD says

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NFL cornerback Bashaud Breeland is facing multiple charges after being arrested in Charlotte on Monday, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Around 3:05 p.m. on Monday, police stopped a car in the parking lot of a gas station on North Graham Street.

Police learned during the traffic stop that the car was reported stolen from Florida—a Mercedez Benz worth $150,000.

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Officers found multiple guns in the car, including AR-15s, AK-47s, and pistols; more than five pounds of marijuana; and about $2,000 in cash and scales.

CMPD arrested 31-year-old Breeland and charged him with possession of a stolen car, altering serial numbers, altering a title, altering identification, marijuana possession, possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a car for controlled substances, and possession of a stolen gun.

Breeland last played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings in 2021. He was signed to the Arizona Cardinals practice squad in 2021 but hasn’t played since.

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