Criminal Law

Former NFL Player Faces Kidnapping Charges

A former NFL player has been arrested and charged with kidnapping in Mississippi, police said.

Jerrell Powe, 35, who played for the University of Mississippi and several seasons in the NFL, was booked into the Madison County Detention Center on a kidnapping charge at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, booking records show. 

Ridgeland police officers found Powe and a man alleged to be an accomplice, Gavin Bates, 35, at a Chase Bank on Highland Colony Parkway on Thursday, Police Chief Brian Myers told NBC affiliate WLBT of Jackson. Ridgeland is about 10 miles northeast of Jackson. 

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