Kentucky fans woke up to some nerve-wracking news earlier this week.
Lynn Bowden's grandmother's house was searched before 8:00 a.m. by U.S. Marshals and DEA agents, according to WKBN in Youngstown.
Bowden was placed in handcuffs at the scene, as were many other people who were present at the house when it was raided, which is customary during searches.*
*Photo from WKBN Sports Twitter
Agents reportedly recovered a number of weapons from the house, including handguns and "assault weapons."
According to WKBN, sources claim police had made a number of drug buys during undercover operations. This seemingly would have prompted the raid. WKBN also reports that Bowden was not involved in any of the rumored transactions.
Initial tweets - including the Kernel's - reported the house was Bowden's, but the house was later confirmed to belong to his grandmother by Bowden's mother:
Please stop my son is not arrested that’s not his home it’s our grandmas house and she’s never been in trouble in her entire life so the information is very inaccurate— Melissa Phillips (@Melissa08581871) June 10, 2020
Bowden's agency, Element Sports Group, also released a statement: