NBA’s Amir Coffey is arrested for a loaded gun following late-night traffic stop in Hollywood: Clippers forward ‘confessed to cops’ before being booked and released for misdemeanor
- Coffey, 26, was a passenger in a car that was pulled over in Hollywood at 2am
- Officers said they smelled marijuana and searched the car, leading to the arrest
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Los Angeles Clippers swingman Amir Coffey has been arrested for firearms possession in Hollywood following a routine traffic stop.
The 26-year-old Minnesota native was reportedly a passenger in a car that was pulled over in Hollywood around 2:30am, DailyMail.com has confirmed. Officers claimed they smelled marijuana, prompting a search, which uncovered a loaded gun. Coffey allegedly admitted that the firearm belonged to him and he was arrested for misdemeanor firearm possession.
Los Angeles County jail records show that Coffey was booked at around 5am and later released on his own recognizance.
Another passenger was cited for marijuana in a moving vehicle, according to police records provided to DailyMail.com.
Team spokespeople did not immediately respond to DailyMail.com’s request for comment.
Amir Coffey was arrested for firearms possession in Hollywood following a routine traffic stop