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Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Justin Layne was arrested Friday morning.
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- Steelers cornerback Justin Layne was arrested on suspicion of felony transportation of a firearm inside of a vehicle. The 23-year-old also faces two misdemeanor charges.
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Layne was arrested on suspicion of felony transportation of a firearm inside of a vehicle, according to jail records in Lake County, Ohio. He was also charged with two misdemeanors -- driving with a suspended license and exceeding speed limits. Layne was booked just after 3 a.m. Friday.
Police said they initially stopped Layne for going 89 mph in a 60 mph zone.
'We are aware of the incident but still gathering information,' the Steelers said in a statement. 'We will have no further comment at this time.'
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Pittsburgh drafted Layne in the third round of the 2019 draft out of Michigan State. The 23-year-old appeared in 16 games last season and had 22 total tackles. Layne's arrest occurred less than 20 miles northeast of Cleveland, where he went to high school.
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Layne was granted release on a personal bond. His next court date is scheduled for May 5, according to court records.