LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested after falsely claiming to have explosives while checking in for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport.
Airport police spokesman Rob Pedregon said Monday that Davis was booked on a charge of making a false bomb threat at an airport and released with a summons to appear in court.
He said Davis was checking in for a Hawaiian Airlines flight when an airline employee asked him whether he had any explosives in his bag.
Pedregon said Davis said "yes" and asked a woman he was traveling with, "Did you pack the explosives?"
Airline employees called police and Davis was arrested. The woman wasn't charged.
The team said it was aware of the matter and was still gathering additional information.
Green Bay Packers WR Trevor Davis was arrested for making "criminal threats" after bomb joke at the Los Angeles International Airport, according to a report from ESPN's Rob Demovsky.
Demovsky reported that Davis checked in for a flight and was asked usual questions about what he had in is carry-on. Davis then turned to the woman he was with and "asked if she remembered to pack the explosives."
Davis was taken in custody, booked and released, Demovsky said.
The Packers organization is not commenting because it is a legal matter.
“The Packers are aware of the matter involving Trevor Davis. We are in the process of gathering more information and will refrain from making any further comment as it is an ongoing legal matter.”
Davis is expected to be in Green Bay next Monday for preseason training.
Packers WR Trevor Davis arrested for making "criminal threats" after bomb joke at the Los Angeles International Airport, LAX police confirmed to ESPN. Police say when he checked in for a flight, he was "asked the usual questions about whether he was... https://t.co/7SWMYedvmn— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) April 9, 2018