facebook
twitter
search
search

Drugs, weapons charges against Jets' RB may darken future with team

May 20, 2013 at 3:21 PM

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- New York Jets running back Mike Goodson may lose his spot on the team after his arrest on weapons and drug charges, a teammate says.

New Jersey police discovered Goodson and another man possibly intoxicated inside a van stopped alongside a state highway Friday night. After a search of the vehicle, Goodson was arrested on suspicion of possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a loaded handgun, unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of hollow-point bullets.

Offensive lineman Willie Colon said the charges may mean Goodson will be off the team, NFL.com reported Sunday.

"It's one of the things where it's zero-tolerance with stuff like that," Colon said. "It's sad. Mike could have been huge for us."

A spokesman for the Jets declined to comment on how the charges against Goodson may affect his future with the team. "We are still gathering information," the spokesman said Friday.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Topics: Marijuana
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Earnhardt wins as Dillon crashes at Daytona finish
Pierre-Paul could have nerve damage from Fourth accident
Los Angeles Lakers sign G Williams
Dallas Mavericks near deal with PG Lin
Women's World Cup: Lloyd leads USA to title