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All-Star Brittney Griner arrested in Russia on drug charges

WNBA All-Star and Olympic champion Brittney Griner has been arrested in Russia for drug smuggling after she was found at a Moscow airport with vape cartridges in her carry-on, according to Russian news sources.

of Russia Interfax news agency said a US basketball player was arrested at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport in February after arriving on a flight from New York.

A drug-sniffing dog pointed out narcotics in the luggage, and when the bag was scanned, “so-called ‘vapes'” “with a specific arrangement” were discovered, according to Interfax, citing Russia’s Federal Customs Service.

“The expert determined that the liquid was a narcotic cannabis oil (hash oil),” Interax said.

The independent Russian news website identified the player as greiner.

Griner has been absent from social media since February 5.
Griner has been absent from social media since February 5.
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USA Basketball did not immediately respond to a request for information. Griner hasn’t posted anything to her Instagram account since February 5.

A member of 2014 WNBA champion Phoenix Mercury and the 2016 Olympic gold-medal team, Griner, 31, has played for Russian team Ekaterinburg in the Euroleague in the WNBA off-season since 2015.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/05/all-star-brittney-griner-arrested-in-russia-on-drug-charges/ All-Star Brittney Griner arrested in Russia on drug charges

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