Suns forward Beasley arrested for pot possession

Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley (L) drives to the basket around Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo...

Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley (L) drives to the basket around Oklahoma City Thunder's Thabo Sefolosha during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Phoenix, Arizona, February 10, 2013. (REUTERS)

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Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley was arrested Tuesday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., for possession of marijuana, USA Today reported.

Beasley was pulled over by police at 1:15 a.m. for a traffic violation. The officer smelled marijuana as he approached the vehicle, according to the police report. After searching the driver's area, the officer found marijuana.

Beasley, who was identified as the driver, was booked and later released.

 


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