Houston Texans Rookie Running Back Arrested on Marijuana & Gun Charges

Houston Texans rookie running back D’Onta Foreman was arrested early Sunday morning in Austin, Texas, and charged with marijuana possession and unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Foreman, the third-round pick from the University of Texas, was arrested around 3 a.m. Sunday by the campus police department.

The University of Texas Police Department said officers initially responded to a call at 12:24 a.m. about marijuana smell coming from three cars parked outside a residence hall.

“Officers arrived on the scene and discovered marijuana in each vehicle and also discovered a firearm in one of them,” the police department said in a statement. “The owner of the firearm, D’Onta Foreman, was arrested for Unlawful Carrying of Weapons and Possession of Marijuana and booked into Travis County Jail. Six other male suspects were cited and released for Possession of Marijuana. None of them are UT students and they are not believed to have UT affiliations.”

The drug charge carries a $1,000 bond and the bond for unlawful carrying of a weapon is $3,500. Foreman was released around noon on Sunday.

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Source: UPI