NFL's Joe Lefeged Arrested in D.C.

June 29, 2013 9:13 PM

NFL's Joe Lefeged Arrested in D.C.

" Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested overnight in Northeast D.C. after officers found an unregistered semi-automatic pistol in the car in which he was riding, police said.

Lefeged was ordered held without bond during a brief court hearing Saturday afternoon. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Tuesday.

Lefeged, 25, was a passenger inside a Chevrolet Camaro that police attempted to pull over at around 12:05 a.m. Saturday in the 4600 block of Central Avenue NE. Police said they stopped the car for speeding and because another passenger -- 23-year-old Aaron Timothy Wilson of Potomac, Md. -- was standing upright in the backseat of the convertible.

After police told the driver to put the car in park, the driver sped off, nearly striking the officers, the court records show. Police were able to pull over the vehicle again less than half a mile away, in the 4200 block of Blaine Street NE, where Lefeged and Wilson ran from the car in different directions.

Wilson got away, but Lefeged was arrested as he tried to flee, authorities said "

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