A booking photo was released of WNBA player Brittney Griner.
Brittney is currently being detained in Russia. According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, Griner was detained last month after a dog indicated drugs may be in her carry-on luggage.
Social Media Reacts To WNBA Star Brittney Griner Bring Arrested In Russia on Drug Chargeshttps://t.co/XSUHzlh8TY
— SideAction (@SideActionHQ) March 5, 2022
A Russian press release said that a professional basketball player had been detained for allegedly having vapes that contained hashish oil in her airport luggage and that an investigation was underway.
The booking photo shows Brittney Griner holding up a piece of paper but it’s unclear what the paper says.
See the Brittney Griner booking photo below:
The Russian Federal Customs Service said Griner, who was not named in their statement via Russia’s Interfax News Agency, “was passing through the green channel at Sheremetyevo Airport upon arriving from New York.”
Russian authorities said it happened in February. Some have speculated she has been detained for three weeks.
Video Of Brittney Griner At Russian Airport Before Getting Arrested On Drug Charges Surfaces https://t.co/NFrVm0pF7G
— SideAction (@SideActionHQ) March 8, 2022
Tough time to be stuck in Russia.
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