Brittney Griner’s wife speaks out after WNBA star’s arrest in Russia

Britney Grinerthe wife of Cherelle Griner thanks fans for their support as efforts continue to free the WNBA star following his arrest in Russia.

Russia’s Federal Customs Service recently announced that last month its officials arrested the American basketball player – who plays for Russian team UMMC Ekaterinburg during the WNBA offseason – claiming to have discovered vaping cartridges containing vaping oil. hashish in his luggage at an airport near Moscow. CNN reported that Russia’s Interfax news agency, citing the customs service, said a criminal case had been opened against her.

“Thank you to everyone who contacted me about my wife’s safe return from Russia,” Cherelle wrote on Instagram on March 5, hours after news of the Phoenix Mercury Center detention broke. . “Your prayers and support are greatly appreciated.”

Cherelle, who included a photo of the couple sitting on a patio chair on a beach, continued, “I love my wife dearly, so this post comes during one of the lowest times of my life. I understand many of you have become I love BG over the years I have concerns and want details please respect our privacy as we continue to work to get my wife home safely . Thank you !”


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