Los Angeles prosecutors on Friday charged Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark with a criminal gun violation stemming from his March 13 arrest by the California Highway Patrol, according to a Kansas City Star report.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office told The Star Friday that it had charged 28-year-old Clark with a felony for possession of an assault weapon. Clark was arrested in March along with another man when officers said they found two loaded firearms in their vehicle after a traffic jam, the paper reported, citing California Highway Patrol records.
Clark was also arrested in Los Angeles last month in a separate incident in which police officers allegedly saw a submachine gun in his car, but it is still under investigation. Clark̵
According to The Star, Clark is scheduled to be arrested for the charges stemming from the March 14 arrest.
If convicted, Clark could face up to three years in prison.
Clark was based in Los Angeles and played his first four NFL seasons with the Seattle Seahawks before being traded to Kansas City in 2019. He was part of the Chiefs’ Super Bowl winning team in the 2019 season and has 49 sacks in 91 career struggles. plus eight sacks in two mail seasons with Kansas City. He has twice been named Pro Bowl since joining the Chiefs.
Clark was previously arrested in 2014 on suspicion of domestic violence due to an incident at a hotel in Ohio, which led to his removal from the University of Michigan team. Eventually, he pleaded guilty to a minor charge of disorder.