Layne was arrested on suspicion of carrying heavy firearms inside the vehicle, according to Lake County, Ohio prison records. They are also accused of two offenses – driving with a suspended license and exceeding the speed limit. Layne was booked on Friday just after 3 p.m. He is currently awaiting a preparatory hearing.
The Steelers put together Layne in the third round of the 2019 draft from the state of Michigan. The 23-year-old appeared in 16 games last season and had a total of 22 fights. Layne’s arrest happened less than 20 miles northeast of Cleveland, where he went to high school.
No other details regarding the arrest were immediately available.