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Johnathan Joseph arrested for marijuana charges

Johnathan Joseph was arrested for marijuana charges.

UPDATED, 12:15 p.m.:

According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, Bengals defensive back Johnathan Joseph was a passenger in a vehicle that was weaving around 2:15 Monday morning.

When deputies stopped the vehicle, they said they detected an odor of drugs.

Police said a search turned up a bag of marijuana, and Joseph was charged with possession.


Bengals cornerback Johnathan Joseph was arrested in Boone County, Kentucky overnight on a marijuana possession charge. According to reports Joseph was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for weaving on the road. Police searched the vehicle and found marijuana.

Joseph becomes the ninth Bengals player to be arrested since December 15, 2005. According to league policy, as a first offense Joseph faces a fine but no suspension.

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