Category Archives: Drugs – Marijuana

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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Miles, Darius

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: May 13, 2009

Franchise: Memphis Grizzlies

Age 27

Details: After being pulled over for failing to use a turn signal, Miles was found to have a small amount of marijuana, and was arrested for possession.  He was also driving with a suspended license

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Noah, Joakim

Charge: Marijuana possession, open container of alcohol

Arrest Date: May 25, 2008

Franchise: Chicago Bulls

Age 23

Details: Noah was arrested in Gainesville, Florida after officers spotted him drinking alcohol in public. During a search, officers also found marijuana in his pocket.

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Williams, Shawne

Charge: Marijuana possession and driving without a license

Arrest Date: September 11, 2007

Franchise: Indiana Pacers

Age 21

Details: After being pulled over for not using a signal, officers smelled marijuana.  Upon looking inside the vehicle officers spotted a firearm, which later was discovered to have been stolen.  Williams was arrested for marijuana possession and driving without a license, while another passenger took the gun charge.

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Anthony, Carmelo

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: October 15, 2004

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 20

Details: While boarding the team plane, agents discovered a small quantity of marijuana in Anthony’s backpack.  He was cited and released.  He blamed it on a friend who borrowed his backpack the previous week and the charges were ultimately dropped.

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Randolph, Zach

Charge: Driving under the influence of intoxicants

Arrest Date: December 2, 2003

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 22

Details: After being pulled over in his Cadillac SUV, officers smelled marijuana and placed Randolph under arrest for driving under the influence.

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Stoudamire, Damon

Charge: Marijuana possession

Arrest Date: July 8, 2003

Franchise: Portland Trailblazers

Age 29

Details: Stoudamire was arrested on marijuana charges after allegedly trying to pass through an airport metal detector in Tucson with almost 1 1/2 ounces of the drug wrapped in aluminum foil.  This was his third arrest in only 14 months.

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Forte, Joseph

Charge: Marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, and handgun possession

Arrest Date: April 24, 2003

Franchise: Seattle SuperSonics

Age 21

Details: Forte was pulled over for speeding for driving 90mph in a 65mph zone.  Officers then detected the smell of burning marijuana, and upon searching the car also discovered a .22 caliber pistol and a magazine under the seat.

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