Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Da'Quan Bowers pled guilty to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct Thursday. The 22-year-old had initially been charged with felony gun charges that carried a minimum of three-and-a-half years in prison.
Da'Quan Bowers gun charges reduced to disorderly conduct violation, per his attorney. Fined $250 with a $120 surcharge.— Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) April 11, 2013
Bowers was arrested in February after alerting airport authorities in New York that a loaded gun was in his carry-on luggage. The firearm was registered in his name, though not in New York.