Felton's estranged wife turned his weapons over to the cops.
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was arrested and charged with second and third-degree criminal possession of a firearm Tuesday after his wife turned his weapons over to the authorities, sources told the New York Daily News.
Felton is expected to appear in criminal court Tuesday. He also faces a misdemeanor charge. The veteran player turned himself in for questioning to the police after his wife's lawyer brought a Belgian pistol to the cops that belonged to him.
Arianae Raymondo-Felton, 26, filed for divorce from Felton after 19 months of marriage. Sources told the Daily News that Raymondo-Felton did not want the gun in their home anymore.
Felton could face a lengthy gun possession sentence. For persons found guilty of second-degree possession of a firearm, there is a minimum sentence of three and a half years in prison and a maximum term of 15 years, according to New York law.
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