NFL free agent Dwayne Brown arrested for carrying a gun while passing TSA

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NFL free agent offensive lineman Duane Brown was arrested on Saturday afternoon on weapons charges at Los Angeles International Airport.

Brown, who last played for the Seattle Seahawks, had a firearm hidden in his luggage as he made his way through airport securityFox News Digital can confirm.

Around 2:00 p.m. Saturday, a fitter tried to get through a TSA check at Los Angeles Airport Terminal 6 before being pulled over, a Los Angeles Airport Police lieutenant said. Carla Rodriguez told Fox News Digital about it.

Video footage shows Brown being escorted out of the airport by law enforcement.

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Glendale, Arizona, USA: Seattle Seahawks forward Dwayne Brown (76) plays against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on January 1, 2019.  9, 2022. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports.

Glendale, Arizona, USA: Seattle Seahawks forward Dwayne Brown (76) plays against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on January 1, 2019. 9, 2022. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports.

He was taken into custody and taken to Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Jail for processing, Rodriguez said. Brown is charged with possession of a concealed firearm.

The weapon was not loaded, sources told TMZ.

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Glendale, AZ, USA: Seattle Seahawks, Tackle, Duane Brown, (76) at State Farm Stadium, September 30, 2018. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Glendale, AZ, USA: Seattle Seahawks, Tackle, Duane Brown, (76) at State Farm Stadium, September 30, 2018. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Brown, 36, spent his first 10 NFL seasons with the Houston Texans after being selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Then he moved to Seattlewhere he spent the last five years training for the Seahawks. Brown has appeared on three All-Pro teams—the All-Pro first team in 2012 and the All-Pro second team in 2011 and 2018—and has made five Pro Bowl appearances in his career.

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Houston, Texas, USA: The Houston Texans take on Duane Brown (76) during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on September 13, 2015.  Photo: Kevin Jayraj-USA TODAY Sports

Houston, Texas, USA: The Houston Texans take on Duane Brown (76) during a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at NRG Stadium on September 13, 2015. Photo: Kevin Jayraj-USA TODAY Sports

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The 6’4″ (315 lb) athlete became a free agent after last season. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters earlier this year that the team and Brown were still discussing a possible contract extension.