Man who bet on pee-wee games arrested again
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- The alleged ring-leader of a group of men accused of gambling on pee-wee football games is behind bars again.
According to his bail bondsman, Brandon Bivins was picked up Friday by the US Marshals in Palm Beach County on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Bivins was found in possession of a .357 Magnum revolver and 26 rounds of ammunition. The gun was found when Broward Sheriff's Office deputies conducted a search warrant on Oct. 29.
BSO turned the gun over to the feds who waited until last week to charge him with the crime. Since he had previously been convicted of a crime, he was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Because of this latest arrest, Bivins missed his scheduled arraignment before a Broward judge Tuesday morning.
If convicted on these new charges, he could face a minimum of 15 years in federal prison.
Bivins was coach and president of the Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes and was charged in October with bookmaking and keeping a house for gambling.
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