Chicago Bears linebacker J.T. Thomas got picked up by police in West Virginia a couple days ago after they caught him driving the wrong way down a one-way street and found marijuana in his car. He was charged on misdemeanor drug possession.
“We are aware of the arrest of J.T. Thomas in Morgantown, WV. We are currently gathering information to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the arrest,” the Chicago Bears said in a statement released Monday.
According to the AP:
The officer who pulled him over detected the odor of marijuana, Preston said, and when Thomas retrieved information the officer had requested from the glove box, small plastic bags with marijuana fell out.
Thomas appeared in magistrate court for an initial arraignment and was released on his own recognizance.
It’s unclear whether he has an attorney, but Preston said he did not have one in court.
Thomas was a rookie for the Bears in 2011 and spent the season on injured reserve.
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