Jets RB arrested: Mike Goodson facing drug and weapons charges

Jets RB arrested: State police say Goodson was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Garant Evans of Roselle. Police found them stopped on Interstate 80 in Denville at about 3:15 a.m. Friday.

By

  • close
    In this Dec. photo, Oakland Raiders running back Mike Goodson laughs as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, N.C. Goodson, who came to the New York Jets this offseason after a year in Oakland, is facing drug and weapons charges after a New Jersey traffic stop on Friday, May 17, 2013, State police said.

    View Caption

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is facing drug and weapons charges after a New Jersey traffic stop.

The Jets say they are aware of the arrest and are gathering information.

State police say Goodson was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Garant Evans of Roselle. Police found them stopped on Interstate 80 in Denville at about 3:15 a.m. Friday.

Recommended: Super Bowl XLVI: Do you really know your NFL rules?

Sgt. Adam Grossman says both men were charged with marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia possession and weapons offenses stemming from a handgun found in the vehicle.

Evans is charged with DWI and another weapons offense.

Both men are held pending transfer to the Morris County jail.

Goodson played three seasons for Carolina and one for Oakland before the Jets signed him to a three-year deal this offseason.

Share this story:
 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...