DETROIT (AP) — Former NFL player Grant Mason has been charged with receiving and concealing stolen property and intent to pass a false vehicle title in Michigan.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Wednesday that the 31-year-old Mason was arrested Monday while trying to board a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Canada.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: The Political Road Ahead
The arrest follows a two-year investigation into a stolen Audi Q5 that was intercepted at the Ambassador Bridge in Detroit after being sold online for about $30,000 to a buyer in Canada. The Canadian buyer was able to stop payment on the check after learning of the scheme.READ MORE: 'My Name Is Sara' Film On Holocaust Survivor Premieres In Metro Detroit
Mason, a native of Pontiac, Michigan, played cornerback in 2007 for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was arraigned Tuesday and jailed in Detroit. It was not clear if he has an attorney.MORE NEWS: Dearborn Homecoming Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
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