Former Portland Trail Blazer Sebastian Telfair has been arrested in his hometown of Brooklyn on gun possession-related charges, according to Jonathan Dienst and Ida Siegal of NBC 4 New York.
Telfair, 32, and another man, Jami Thomas, 18, were found with four loaded weapons, ammunition and a bullet-resistant vest, police said. Two bags of marijuana were also allegedly found in the 2017 Ford F-150 pickup.
They were parked on the median on Atlantic Avenue near Classon Street, said police.
As officers approached, they started to drive off, according to the source. Police who pulled them over smelled marijuana and saw a lit "blunt" on the dashboard, police said.
Myles Miller of PIX11 News adds that one of the weapons in question was semi-automatic:
BREAKING: @NBA star Sebastian Telfair arrested in BK with semi-automatic gun, loaded guns, loads of ammunition and marijuana, PD sources pic.twitter.com/6hdhSdyXlS— Myles Miller (@MylesMill) June 11, 2017
Telfair was drafted by the Trail Blazers with the No. 13 overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft, and played two seasons with the team. He has a previous gun charge on his record from 2007, for which he received three years probation and was suspended from three NBA games.