Category Archives: Drugs – Marijuana

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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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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