Found April 02, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Mikel Leshoure
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure failed to show up in court Monday for his arraignment on a charge of marijuana possession. Leshoure could face contempt of court charges, according to a Berrien County (Mich.) prosecutor. The second-year running back was cited for marijuana possession twice in a two-week period. He was arrested on March 12 when a police officer spotted him attempting to eat marijuana, according to a police report. A second-round draft pick in 2011, Leshoure missed his entire rookie season after tearing his Achilles tendon during training camp. The 225-pound Leshoure averaged 6.0 yards per carry last season at Illinois, running for 1,697 yards and 17 TDs and catching 17 passes for 196 yards and three scores.
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