Upon searching the vehicle, officers found three loaded firearms, one semi-automatic rifle, a ballistic vest, large quantity of ammunition and two bags of marijuana inside, police said. When the officers stopped the auto, they spotted a blunt on the dashboard, the NYPD said.
Telfair was pulled over driving through the Brooklyn neighborhood in a Ford F-150 pickup truck because the headlights were not turned on.
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It adds that Panama recognizes only one legitimate China and that Taiwan "forms an inalienable part of Chinese territory". A Chinese vessel was the first to pass through the Panama Canal after a major expansion project was completed last June.
They then asked Telfair and Thomas to step out of the vehicle and placed them under arrest.
Telfair, the cousin of Stephon Marbury, played for the Portland Trailblazers, Boston Celtics, Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors before finishing his playing career in China in 2014. His last game in the National Basketball Association was November 26, 2014, for the Oklahoma City Thunder, and he played in China after being released by the Thunder.
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The assistance comes after months of strain between the two long-time allies that was stoked by Duterte's pledges to throw U.S. troops out of the country.
Telfair is facing charges of gun possession and possession of a controlled substance.
The arrest is not the fist time Telfair has had run-ins with law enforcement. Telfair's attorney said the weapons are licensed in Florida.
He pleaded guilty a year later to criminal possession of a weapon and was sentenced to three years of probation.
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But not for some time, let's get this clear. "In other words, we could easily get to the middle of next week and it all collapses for her".
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