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Jerrell Powe, ex-Ole Miss star and NFL defensive lineman, arrested on kidnapping charge

Jan 16, 2023

Jerrell Powe, a former NFL defensive lineman who played for the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans, was arrested in Mississippi on Thursday on a kidnapping charge.

The Ridgeland Police Department arrested Powe and the 35-year-old was currently listed in the Madison County Detention Center.

The Ridgeland Police Department said in a news release obtained by Fox News Digital on Monday that officers responded to a Chase Bank at around 1:40 p.m. local time in reference to a report of someone being held against their will. Responding officers made contact with the victim upon arrival and he told authorities he was kidnapped in Laurel and was forced to take out money.

Police said the victim identified the suspects as Powe and Gavin Bates. Both men were arrested on the scene and were charged with one count of kidnapping.

Authorities are still investigating the incident.

Source: Fox News

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