Colts Player Arrested on Gun Charges
Police found unlicensed gun in car with Colts safety Joe Lefeged
By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 29, 2013 2:55 PM CDT
Indianapolis Colts' Joe Lefeged watches from the sidelines during an NFL football game against the Houston Texans.   (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

(Newser) – Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested in DC today, after cops pulled over a car he was riding in for speeding, and found a handgun inside. Lefeged, 25, and another passenger were charged with possession of a firearm without a license, possession of an unregistered firearm and unregistered ammunition, having of a firearm in a motor vehicle, and possession of an open container of alcohol, reports CNN. The driver of the car fled and has still not been caught. A source tells CNN that the gun was an H&K .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol belonging to Lefeged, and the booze appeared to be bottles of vodka and orange juice. Lefeged is due in court later today, adds the AP.