Lightweight champion Devin Haney was arrested on a felony weapons charge, according to police.

The 24-year-old boxing champion was charged with carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle in Los Angeles. Haney was later released on bail. According to court records, a municipal court hearing was scheduled for Aug. 3.

Haney was in the back seat when police conducted a traffic stop, Bill Haney told ESPN. Bill is Devin’s father and also works as the boxer’s trainer and manager.

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Devin Haney during a boxing match

Devin Haney, left, fights Vasiliy Lomachenko in a boxing match for the undisputed lightweight championship on May 20, 2023, in Las Vegas. Haney won by unanimous decision. Haney was arrested on a felony weapons charge on July 13 in Los Angeles, according to police. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Bill Haney called the charge «a misunderstanding that will be resolved when Devin goes to court. It’s unfortunate that he was arrested with his armed security on leave, and I’m confident things will be resolved.»

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Haney recently agreed to his next fight, albeit unofficially, when two-time champion Teofimo Lopez announced that he would come out of retirement for a fight with Haney.

Devin Haney and Vasilly Lomachenko at their weigh-in on Friday

Devin Haney, left, and Vasilly Lomachenko square off before their 12-round main event undisputed lightweight championship fight on TopRank on ESPN – Haney v Loma at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2023 in Las Vegas. (Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

In June, the 25-year-old Lopez said he was retiring. During his announcement that he would be returning to boxing, Lopez questioned some of Haney’s past victories and said he was «tired of helping [him] be something that he is not».

Haney then responded to a separate tweet writing, «Let’s do it.»

Devin Haney and Vasilly Lomachenko at the weigh-in

Devin Haney and Vasilly Lomachenko square off before their 12-round undisputed lightweight championship fight in the main event on TopRank on ESPN – Haney v Loma at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2023 in Las Vegas. (Alejandro Salazar/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Haney is coming off arguably the most significant win of his career, a decision victory over Vasiliy Lomachenko in May.

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The win allowed Haney to retain his titles and improve his record to 30-0.

Associated Press contributed to this report.