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Soccer player Marlon Alexandre arrested for four warrants

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

A Brazilian soccer player, who was evading capture since an October kidnapping, has finally been caught. He was arrested on Wednesday during his team’s game.

Marlon Natanael de Lima Alexandre, 21, is a player for the Sapucaiense team in the Campeonato Gaúcho Second Division, was approached by the law enforcement authorities, as he sat on the bench. He had four outstanding warrants, including one for his alleged involvement in a violent kidnapping.

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The attackers, including Alexandre, kidnapped a 67-year-old woman at gunpoint outside of a local mall in October. The attackers, then used her credit cards — and charged an alleged about of $1,400 in charges.

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The law enforcement authorities were not able to capture the soccer player until they received a tip that he was a player on the team.

According to a tweet by Eduardo Matos, “Attention. Sapucaiense player Marlon Natanael is arrested during a match of the 2nd division of Gauchão. Suspected kidnapping and assault.”

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Due to the severity of the charges that he is facing, it is unlikely that he will play soccer anytime soon. Since he is still young, there is a chance that he could possibly resume his playing career at a later date depending on how long his prison sentence will be. 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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