Indianapolis Colts LB Jonathan Newsome arrested on marijuana charge

By The Sports Xchange   |   Feb. 18, 2016 at 1:03 AM

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Jonathan Newsome was arrested early Wednesday after a noise complaint at his suburban apartment resulted in charges of marijuana possession.

Fox 59 in Indianapolis reported that Zionsville, Ind., police arrived at Newsome's home after a caller complained about loud music and found marijuana. Newsome was arrested and taken to the Boone County Jail.

Police said Newsome, a fifth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, was cooperative with authorities. He was released in less than 15 minutes after being taken into custody on a $555 bond.

While in college at Ball State, Newsome also was arrested for posssession of marijuana and suspended for two games during the 2012 season.

As an NFL rookie in 2014, Newsome led the Colts with 6 1/2 sacks. But this past season he managed just one sack.

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