|Nhyre Quinerly's mugshot. Image via WCTI.|
Nhyre Quinerly is an ex-Pirate. Well, an ex-East Carolina Pirate at least. While the ECU head coach Scottie Montgomery cited "disciplinary reasons" for parting ways with the redshirt freshman defensive back, multiple sources are reporting Quinerly has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle.
According to Greenville, North Carolina television station WITN, Quinerly arrest came after a Greenville police investigation into a vehicle initially stolen in August.
"Police say they were notified by a towing company this afternoon that they were in possession of a car stolen from University Park Apartments on August 28th.
The car's tags were switched out with New Jersey plates that police say were stolen from another car at a local funeral home the next day.
The stolen car ended up being towed from another Greenville apartment complex because it didn't have any parking permits.
Officers say the former football player told the towing company he owned the car and was met by detectives when he arrived to retrieve the vehicle.
Police say Quinerly lives at University Park Apartments where the car was stolen from."
Quinerly faces charges of "larceny of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen vehicle and larceny of motor vehicle parts."
Quinerly, who was redshirted during the 2015 season, saw play in five games this season with ECU.
(via WITN, ht: Dr. Saturday)