Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 3/31/12

Former Detroit Lions and Michigan State wide receiver Charles Rogers is wanted by Saginaw, MI police on two arrest warrants, according to WJRT-TV in Flint, MI.

Rogers, a thirty year old native of Saginaw, has been charged with five misdemeanors and two unreleated incidents.

The charges include making a malicious phone call to a family member and conspiring to commit a crime in March, and possessing marijuana, an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and driving on a suspended license in December.

According to the Detroit News, the marijuana charge carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail, while the phone call charge carries a six-month maximum sentence.

Rogers, one of the most decorated high school athletes ever in the state of Michigan and one of the purest ever at Michigan State has been no stranger to legal issues his entire life.

Here’s the summary from his Wikipedia page.

He was arrested in September 2008 and charged with assault and battery of a female acquaintance and the charges were later dropped. In December 2008, Rogers was sentenced to attend sobriety court or face jail time after violating his probation. He tested positive for Vicodin. In March 2009, Rogers was jailed for violating probation. On September 16, 2009, Rogers was arrested in Novi, MI for driving under the influence of alcohol after being found unresponsive behind the wheel of his car by police. Rogers was arrested again in Novi, MI on January 5, 2010, having passed out after drinking at an On the Border restaurant, which was a violation of a sobriety court order,and subsequently sentenced to a 93-day jail term.

In August 2009, in an interview with ESPN’s Jemele Hill, Rogers admitted that he’d smoked marijuana regularly. He’d tested positive for marijuana twice while at Michigan State, and a test at the NFL combine detected excess water in his system. He was so distraught over his second collarbone injury that he began smoking marijuana daily to deal with the pain. He also said he was just “really smokin’” and that was what led to his downfall in the NFL.

Rogers was ordered by a judge in April 2010 to return $6.1 million of his $9.1 million signing bonus to the Detroit Lions, because his drug use violated the terms of his NFL contract.

On December 3, 2011, Rogers was pulled over by Michigan State police near the intersection of Dearborn and Fayette in Saginaw. Police found some sort of open alcohol container. A post commander says they are seeking warrants. It will be up to the prosecutor to determine possible charges. Rogers was not detained and police released him.

Needless to say, this guy creates as much trouble for himself as he used to for defensive backs.  Someone in his life needs to roll a safety (or two) his way to contribute to his coverage.

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