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Philadelphia Eagles player apprehended for firearm possession in Florida

Nigel Bradham, a football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, was recently taken into custody in Florida due to allegations that a firearm was in his possession while at the airport, an article of nfl.com reported on October 3.

The Miami-Dade authorities confirmed the arrest of the 27-year-old linebacker after airport authorities found a loaded gun inside his backpack. Bradham was at the Miami International Airport on October 2 when the gun inside his bag was detected by an x-ray machine. Though Bradham claimed that he just forgot the firearm and did not have the intention of bringing it with him, police still arrested him. Bradham’s team did not issue a comment regarding the incident, but they said that they are aware of his arrest and they are cooperating with proper authorities. Reports revealed that Bradham was also arrested in July due to an assault-related incident.

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Craig Robinson detained in the Bahamas for drug possession

Comedian Craig Robinson of NBC’s “The Office” was detained in the Bahamas on October 9 for drug possession and ordered to pay a fine.

According to Supt. Stephen Dean of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, 41-year old Robinson, who was in the country for a comedy show, was arrested after custom agents found half a gram of marijuana and 18 ecstasy pills  in his possession as he boarded a plane in Nassau back to the United States.

Robinson appeared before a magistrate and pleaded guilty to two counts of drug possession. He told the court he was not aware that the drugs were illegal in the Bahamas when he brought them.

He was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and leave the country.

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