A former Ole Miss and professional football player was arrested and charged with kidnapping last week.
Former NFL player Jerrell Powe was arrested on kidnapping charges in Mississippi on Thursday, picked up by police with an accomplice at a Chase Bank in Ridgeland.
Police Chief Brian Myers told WLBT-TV the incident began when a victim contacted police and said he was kidnapped “against his will,” and was “forced to withdraw money” at the bank.
The 35-year-old former defensive lineman and another man were arrested. He s reportedly still in jail without bail.
Powe played defensive tackle for Ole Miss from 2008 to 2010. He finished with 69 tackles, seven sacks and an interception in 37 games. Powe was named Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference in 2009 and 2010.
The Kansas City Chiefs selected Powe in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL draft. He played in 12 games over three seasons for the Chiefs. He would record eight tackles and one sack. He would then go on to play in 16 games for the Texans in 2014 and record 10 tackles.
He signed with Washington after the 2014 season but was cut before the start of the 2015 season.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.