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NFL Player Arrested in Starke on Marijuana and Gun Charges

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Letroy Guion was arrested after an 11:03 p.m. traffic stop. Guion played football at Bradford High School and Florida State University before being drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.
Letroy Shelton Guion, Jr., was arrested during an 11:03 p.m. traffic stop on Tuesday. Guion played football at Bradford High School and Florida State University before being drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.  Starke Police Department

Letroy Shelton Guion, Jr., who currently plays for the Green Bay Packers, was arrested in his hometown of Starke, according to the Starke Police Department.

The report stated that Guion, 27, was stopped while driving a 2015-model Dodge Ram truck in multiple lanes. The officer reported he could smell marijuana in the vehicle. After Guion displayed hostile behavior, the officer called for additional units, according to the statement released by the police department.

After additional officers arrived, the original officer searched the truck, citing probable cause. Guion told the officer there was a semi-automatic handgun in the truck, which was quickly found. He approached the truck a few times during the search, referencing money in the truck when he did. The report then said Guion rushed the truck and was handcuffed afterward.

Marijuana, cash, a 9mm semi-automatic handgun and other evidence seized from Guion's truck lies on a table. A KN Reagent marijuana test kit confirmed the bagged substance was marijuana.
Marijuana, a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, cash and other evidence seized fromLetroy  Guion’s truck by Starke Police lies on a table. A KN Reagent marijuana test kit confirmed the bagged substance was marijuana. Starke Police Department

The search revealed a large bag holding a reported 357 grams of marijuana. After testing confirmed the contents of the bags, Guion was formally arrested on charges of possession of marijuana over 20 grams, a felony charge, and possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, also a felony. The bag also contained $190,028.81.

Guion’s truck, money, gun and bag were all seized. Bond was set at $100,000.

Guion played football at Bradford High School and Florida State University before he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.

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  1. Colonel Andrew Tanner

    Here we find renowned Constitutional scholar Joe Biden staking out the liberal position on the 2nd Amendment: http://youtu.be/JTD5i5q7-Lo?t=38s

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