BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A Birmingham Iron player was arrested by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and charged with soliciting prostitution.
Lawrence Okoye, 27, was arrested on Wednesday.
Okoye is a former Miami Dolphin.
The Iron play their first game at Legion Field on Sunday.
The team’s General Manager, Joe Pendry, released a statement on the arrest.
“We have just been made aware of the incident. We are still in the process of gathering facts.”