Frank Clark also was arrested in March on a gun charge

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Frank Clark‘s arrest Sunday night for felony illegal possession of a firearm was his second gun charge in three months.

Sam McDowell of the Kansas City Star uncovered California Highway Patrol records that show the Chiefs defensive end was arrested March 13 along with another man, Charles Smith, on a gun charge during a traffic stop.

Officers observed and recovered two loaded firearms inside the vehicle during a traffic stop at 11:45 p.m. PT on March 12. The police report obtained by the newspaper shows Clark and Smith were pulled over because the vehicle in which they were traveling did not display a front license plate.

Officers saw the muzzle of a firearm in a bag in the back seat and recovered two loaded firearms — one rifle and one handgun — from the vehicle.

Clark was released on $35,000 bond on March 13.

A Chiefs spokesman told McDowell the team is aware of Clark’s arrest but did not have a comment. It is unclear whether the Chiefs knew about Clark’s first arrest this offseason.

25 responses to “Frank Clark also was arrested in March on a gun charge

  1. I am sorry, but Goodell has been caught so many times covering for certain teams like the Ravens and Chiefs with violent off field incidents that are attempted to be buried, it’s just getting ridiculous.

    These teams would apparently never do the right thing if these were never reported.

  2. 🤔, at what point will he learn to comply with basic gun laws. The U. S. Constitution does allow you the right to bear arms, but not unlawfully. Twice in one year means leniency is going to be hard to come by.

  3. The cop pulls him over for not having a front license plate? What are the odds the cop was just looking for an excuse to pull him over? I’ve never had a front license plate and have never been pulled over for it. I also have my front windows tinted and have never been pulled over for that. But funny thing is, I don’t do anything to draw attention to myself to ever get pulled over.

  4. Guns are not toys. Stop treating them as such. This kind of thing hurts every single one of us responsible gun owners. Stop the madness. Be smart.

  5. What positions are you putting yourself in to need all these guns, guy? Isn’t the point of making it to the NFL that you don’t need to roll around with illegal guns at 11pm?

  6. So in California you won’t get arrested or ticketed for looting rioting, but they will give you a ticket for not having a front license plate. Ironic….. isn’t it?

  7. Google “Frank Clark Cedar Point.” He has a history of violence but he’s good at football, therefor…..

  8. He has money not brains I guess but in the end the money will make sure he never gets convicted of a felony

  9. Besides the fact that he broke the law twice..besides the fact that he had an Uzi..why does a 6’5 270lbman who routinely pushes around 315 lb offensive lineman need a gun..nothing will happen to him bc he is a great player .if he was marginal he would be done

  10. I mean there’s a completely legal pathway to do this, why these players want to do it illegally is beyond me.

  11. A suspension should most certainly be in the horizon. Andy reed is a great coach but has never been the best judge of character

  12. Domestic violence, threatening a reporter, now some gun charges to boot. Seems like the perfect guy to trade multiple high draft picks and give a $100 million contract to.

  13. No front license plate? Welcome to Driving While Black. Obvious pretext. The POs should be fired.

  14. Lots of states are very strict about front plates. Lots of states don’t require them at all. Doesn’t mean there was racial profiling going on and if anyone would stop and think for a second, they would realize this happened at 11 pm and it would be nearly impossible to know what color the driver was.

  15. alphadux2u says:
    June 21, 2021 at 10:51 pm
    The cop pulls him over for not having a front license plate? What are the odds the cop was just looking for an excuse to pull him over? I’ve never had a front license plate and have never been pulled over for it. I also have my front windows tinted and have never been pulled over for that. But funny thing is, I don’t do anything to draw attention to myself to ever get pulled over.
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    WolfgangVomFramps says:
    June 22, 2021 at 9:14 am
    No front license plate? Welcome to Driving While Black. Obvious pretext. The POs should be fired.
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    Are people really surprised by this? Seriously? I am as white as it gets. And I have been pulled over for no front license plate. States that require a front license plate are very serious about it. You get issued (2) plates and you are required to put them both on. One in the front, one in the back. Its not that hard. I remember as a teen in MA, they switched from one plate to two. And they changed the plates to make it easier for the police to see the difference. Plates with green letters were only required to have one plate, because they were only issued one plate. Plates with red letters were required to have 2 plates. It was a way to slowly change over from the 1 plate to 2 plates requirement, without forcing everyone to make the change at the same time. So during that time period of the change over, MANY people got “written warnings” about the front license plate not being on their vehicle. And most of those people, what for it, were……..white.

  16. We have to get away from this thinking that every police interaction with a black person is because the person is black. The media likes to propel this notion, and it obviously takes hold as seen above, but all it does is create more divide between races and more distrust towards the police from the AA community. It helps no one. Police pull people over people of all races all the time. We don’t fixate over incidents involving whites or other races outside of African Americans, even if they occur at higher rates. While the intent behind this may be good, the outcome is anything but.

  17. Frank Clark is obviously an idiot. Rolling around with a loaded uzi proves that. That said, Calif law does not require a vehicle to have a front license plate

  18. so just curious. If Frank is driving his car, that maybe licensed in Kansas which does. it require a front platte. Does that mean he cant drive that car at all in Ca? Not trying to cover for this guy. just curious of the Ca law and did someone say he had an Uzi. I hadn’t heard that. I only saw he had a pistol and a rifle.

  19. chiefseek says:
    June 22, 2021 at 12:09 pm
    so just curious. If Frank is driving his car, that maybe licensed in Kansas which does. it require a front platte. Does that mean he cant drive that car at all in Ca? Not trying to cover for this guy. just curious of the Ca law and did someone say he had an Uzi. I hadn’t heard that. I only saw he had a pistol and a rifle.
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    In a case like this, the CA law would not be the law that applies. I’m just making this up as an example. Lets say Texas requires two license plates, and Oklahoma requires one. If the driver with OK tags is in Texas, and a Texas cop sees him without a front license plate, he will most likely take notice. May even follow him. Once that officer sees out of state tags, he is not going to initiate a traffic state for the lack of a front license plate. You cant expect a driver from a “1 license plate” state to follow the laws of a “2 license plate” state because they havent been issued 2. Similar to other laws. MA for example, requires vehicles to get inspected and have inspection stickers on their windshield. If the sticker is out of date, you will get pulled over. Drivers from MD (for example) dont have inspection stickers on their winshields. MA police arent going to poull you over for not having a sticker, because the vehicle isnt registered in MA and isnt bound by MA state registration laws.

  20. Takes a really bright guy to repeatedly get caught for the same thing over and over again.

  21. Haha…so many looking to blame the cop for pulling him over…the guy had a SUBMACHINE GUN IN HIS CAR. There is zero reason in this world to own – let alone drive around with — such a weapon. How many arrests for this dirtbag so far? more arrests than pro bowls. NFL has become kind of pathetic.

  22. …will never understand it…my fascination with things that go ‘bang’ ended when I was about seven…

  23. dang…they violated his civil and constitutional rights….TWICE.
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    thinking chiefs are going to uninvite him to the season… hopefully he will still get paid.
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