Category Archives: Drugs – Marijuana

Randolph, Zach

Charge: Marijuana possession with intent to sell

Arrest Date: August 9, 2017

Franchise: Sacramento Kings

Age 36

Details: While on routine patrol in Los Angeles, police encountered a group drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, and playing loud music while blocking a street. The officers then tried to disperse the crowd, and the disturbance escalated. Officers called for backup when the crowd grew and people began throwing bottles. Several police cars ended up with smashed windows and slashed tires.  Multiple arrests were made, including Randolph, who was found with marijuana.  This was his fourth career arrest, and first in over eight years.

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Shumpert, Iman

Charge: Driving under the influence, marijuana possession

Arrest Date: August 10, 2016

Franchise: Cleveland Cavaliers

Age 26

Details: Two months after winning his first championship with the Cavaliers, Shumpert was pulled over in Atlanta after being observed weaving in and out of his lane.  He then failed field sobriety tests and was handcuffed and placed under arrest.  When deputies searched Shumpert’s car, they then found marijuana in a backpack in the trunk.

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Scott, Mike

Charge: Marijuana possession, schedule 1 drug possession

Arrest Date: July 30, 2015

Franchise: Atlanta Hawks

Age 27

Details: Scott was riding in a car with his brother when police attempted to pull them over for following too closely to other vehicles.  The vehicle failed to stop and accelerated to 98mph before eventually pulling over after a two mile pursuit.  Police found over an ounce of marijuana and 10.9 grams of a MDMA.  Scott was arrested and charged with felony drug possession.

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Cunningham, Dante

Charge:  Speeding, reckless driving, marijuana possession

Arrest Date: April 29, 2011

Franchise: Charlotte Hornets

Age 24

Details: After being pulled over for speeding and reckless driving, police discovered marijuana and a loaded BB gun and placed Cunningham under arrest.

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Beasley, Michael

Charge:  Marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia

Arrest Date: August 6, 2013

Franchise: Phoenix Suns

Age 24

Details: After being pulled over for a traffic violation in Phoenix, officers smelled marijuana and after searching the car they discovered three marijuana cigarettes.  This was his third arrest since becoming pro and second of 2013.

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Woods, Qyntel

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: March 29, 2003

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 22

Details: Taking place at the peak of the “Jailblazers” era, rookie Qyntel Woods’ arrest for marijuana possession was the sixth Portland arrest within the last year.  Woods was pulled over for speeding when officers found a small amount of marijuana in his car.

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Camby, Marcus

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: September 19, 2011

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 37

Details: While driving in his Porsche, Camby was pulled over for driving with a sunscreen device blocking his window.  Police noticed a strong smell of marijuana, and after searching the car discovered a small quantity.  This was Camby’s second career arrest and first in 14 years.

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Beasley, Michael

Charge: Marijuana possession and speeding

Arrest Date: June 26, 2011

Franchise: Minnesota Timberwolves

Age 22

Details: Beasley’s first career arrest came during the 2011 NBA lockout, after he was pulled over for going 84 mph in a 65 mph zone. Police found about half an ounce of marijuana in his car and arrested him for speeding and marijuana possession.

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Haslem, Udonis

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: August 15, 2010

Franchise: Miami Heat

Age 30

Details: Haslem was pulled over for speeding in Miami during the offseason, at which point officers smelled marijuana in the car and placed him under arrest for simple possession.

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Chandler, Wilson

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: May 18, 2010

Franchise: New York Knicks

Age 23

Details: While driving his Mercedes in Queens, New York, Chandler was pulled over for having his lights off.  Officers then discovered a joint and 12 bags of marijuana in his car, and arrested him and a friend for possession.

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