Former NFL linebacker Telvin Smith was arrested in Florida on Wednesday on suspicion of unlawful sexual activity with a minor or minors, according to online jail records.
According to an online inmate database in Duval County, Florida, Smith was arrested by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and booked into jail shortly after 5 p.m. He was being held on a $50,000 bond as of early Wednesday evening, according to the records.
A spokesperson for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office did not immediately reply to an email from USA TODAY Sports seeking additional information about the time, location and nature of Smith’s arrest.
Smith, 29, announced last May he would be stepping away from football for an undetermined amount of time after spending five seasons in the NFL,