Xavier Bapodar, L.; Kansas City Chiefs The super fan known as the “ChiefsAholic” was accused of dislodging his ankle monitor before his court appearance Monday in Oklahoma and is believed to be a fugitive.
Babodar was due to appear in court at Bixby to stand trial on charges related to a bank robbery in December, according to FOX4 KC. A spokesperson for the Tulsa County District Attorney’s office told the station that Babodar has now been charged with removing an ankle monitor.
If the authorities find Babudar, he will be arrested on $1 million bail.
“He needs to call me because I can help him,” Babodar’s bail officer, Michael Lloyd, told ESPN. “Everyone and their mother are looking for him.”
Two days before the Chiefs were set to play the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium in Houston, fans wondered where Babodar’s Chiefs-focused tweets were. He was shooting at his team’s rivals, like many general NFL fans. However, he didn’t seem to tweet through the Kansas City vs. Texas game, even needing the Chiefs to beat overtime thanks to Jerrick McKinnon.
Reddit investigators were quick to make the connection The fan is arrested for allegedly robbing a bank in Bixby, Oklahoma.
The theft occurred at a Teachers Credit Union in Tulsa, according to the police Fox 23. Responding officers set up a perimeter in the area and caught the suspect as he attempted to escape with a weapon and a large amount of cash, according to KJRH-TV.
Bapodar is later identified as the suspect and Mega Chiefs fan behind KC Wolf costume. He was arrested for armed robbery, among other charges, according to Tulsa County Jail records. He was alleged to have been wearing a mask in the robbery, but it is not clear if it was a wolf mask.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges and was released on bail in February.
According to ESPN, Bapodar was not at the Tulsa hotel where he was staying, and his monitoring device was found in the nearby woods.
Now it appears that Babudar may be in deeper trouble than just the robbery charges.