Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark was arrested Sunday on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon in his car. He has not been charged with any crime.
According to various reports, the first of TMZ Sports – Clark was pulled over in Los Angeles Sunday night for a vehicular violation at 9:20 PM Pacific Time. It was around this time that an arresting officer from the Los Angeles Police Department noticed an open duffel bag inside Clark’s Lamborghini SUV. A submachine gun protruded from the bag in plain sight. According to a statement from LAPD Public Information Officer Tony Im, at Associated Press, the weapon in question was an Uzi.
Clark, 28, was booked at 9:28 a.m. PT and released with a limit of $ 35,000, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department inmate website. TMZ Sports later reported that according to a source “close to Clark”, the weapon belongs to a member of his security team.
“We are aware of the matter, which will be reviewed under the NFL’s personal conduct policy,” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement Monday.
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Clark was previously arrested in 2014 while he was a member of the Michigan Wolverines football team, on suspicion of domestic violence. Although he was fired from the team, he eventually pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
Clark is in the third year of a five-year, $ 104 million contract with the Chiefs, with whom he has become a Pro Bowler in each of his first two seasons. The 2015 NFL Draft second-round pick spent his first four seasons with the Seahawks before being transferred to Kansas City. There, he has combined for 14 sacks and 68 tackles (20 per loss), helping the team land two Super Bowl spots, including a victory in Super Bowl 54.