'I'm not playing': Shocking footage shows NFL star arrested at gunpoint

Riley Morgan
·Sports Reporter
·1-min read
Chiefs defensive back Bashaud Breeland raising his hands as he is arrested at gun point.
Chiefs defensive back Bashaud Breeland being arrested at gun point. (Image: TMZ)

Terrifying footage has emerged of NFL star Bashaud Breeland’s arrest on Tuesday after the officer held a taser at the Chiefs defensive back after he refused to cooperative.

Breeland was arrested on Tuesday at a gas station in South Carolina after a police officer alleged the Chiefs defensive back and two other men were smoking weed.

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The officer approached Breeland at the gas station and footage, obtained by TMZ, shows the officer asking him to place his hands behind his back to be placed in handcuffs.

But the 28-year-old repeatedly denied the request despite a taser being aimed at him.

The confrontation soon turned frightening when the officer drew his gun on the defensive back as he resisted and tried to get into his car.

"Let me see your hands! ... I'm not playing,” he yelled at the defensive back.

But after the frightening exchange, Breeland hopped out and was placed under arrest.

He was eventually taken to the police station without further incident before he was charged with resisting arrest and possessing marijuana.

Breeland’s lawyer fumes over arrest

Breeland’s lawyer told TMZ in a statement: “At the time of this encounter with law enforcement, Mr. Breeland was leaving a gas station store after making a lawful purchase."

"Moments after returning to his vehicle, a 2020 Range Rover with valid temporary paper tags, law enforcement officers approached Mr Breeland and drew their weapons.

“We look forward to investigating why this level of force was necessary."