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Colts safety Lefeged arrested on gun charges

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Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested Saturday morning in Washington, D.C., on several gun-related charges, according to the Indianapolis Star.

Lefeged, 25, was arrested along with another man in his vehicle. After refusing to pull over, the vehicle was chased by police. Once the chase ended, the two were arrested and a handgun was found in the vehicle Lefeged was driving, according to police.

The arrest occurred in the northeast section of Washington, D.C., at 12:05 a.m.

Lefeged and Timothy Wilson, 23, were scheduled for arraignment Saturday on carrying a firearm without license, unregistered firearm, unregistered ammunition and presence of a firearm in a motor vehicle charges.

"We are aware of the reports regarding Joe Lefeged in Washington, D.C. At this time, we will have no further comment on the pending matter until we gain more information," the team said in a statement.

Lefeged is a Germantown, Maryland, native and played collegiately at Rutgers. The Colts signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He started four games last year.
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