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Ecclestone arrested in Brazil for carrying illegal gun

Former Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was arrested in Brazil on Wednesday for attempting to illegally carry a gun onto a plane. Reuters reports that the 91-year-old was preparing to board a private plane bound for Switzerland when an LW Seecamp .32 pistol was discovered in his luggage during an X-ray screening. According to local police, Ecclestone was then placed under arrest and taken to a facility within Viracopos airport in Campinas, a city just to the northwest of Sao Paolo.
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