Kenny Pickett’s car stolen in the middle of radio interview, police arrest suspect
Second-year Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett had his car stolen as he carried out an interview with a Pittsburgh radio station this week.
Pickett was at a neighborhood Chevrolet dealership in the Pittsburgh suburb of Monroeville for an interview Wednesday with 93.7 The Fan, in keeping with WPXI.
Shortly after the 24-year-old quarterback found his 2023 Genesis SUV was lacking, police reviewed safety footage as they looked for the car. Authorities finally recovered the car and arrested 60-year-old Christopher Carter in connection to the theft.
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Police stated the car was situated outdoors Carter’s residence after officers responded to a name a couple of home incident at the tackle.
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Carter was charged with theft by illegal taking and receiving stolen property.
Both acts are thought-about felonies in Pennsylvania. Carter additionally faces misdemeanor unauthorized use of an vehicle.
WPXI additionally reported that Pickett’s Steelers playbook was in the car when it was taken, however it was returned to him when the car was recovered.
Multiple scratches could possibly be seen on the SUV after it was returned.
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The Steelers chosen Pickett with the No. 20 general decide final 12 months. He threw for two,404 yards and 7 touchdowns in 13 video games throughout his rookie season.
Pickett performed college football at the University of Pittsburgh.