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D'Onta Foreman Arrested On Marijuana, Firearm Possession

17 July 2017, 05:17 | Charlene Valdez

Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman was arrested in Austin Sunday on drug and weapon charges

Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman was arrested in Austin Sunday on drug and weapon charges

Texans rookie running back D'Onta Foreman was arrested for unlawful carrying of weapons and possession of marijuana on Sunday, according to the University of Texas Police Department.

According to the University of Texas police department, officers initially responded to a report of marijuana smell coming from three cars parked outside a residence hall at 12:24 a.m. Sunday.

Foreman was with six other guys, who were all cited for possession of marijuana, as it was found in all of their vehicles.

Foreman was able to post bond, which totaled $1,000 for the drug charge and $3,500 for the weapons charge.

Foreman won the Doak Walker Award as the nation's top running back after rushing for 2,028 yards as a junior at Texas last season. The Texans drafted him to back up Lamar Miller.

The Texans released a statement saying they are gathering information about "a situation involving Foreman", and they will not comment any further.

The Texans have not issued a statement at the time of publish.


Foreman, an All-American at Texas, was arrested by university police at 3 a.m. Sunday morning, and released on bond around noon.

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport obtained this statement from Foreman's attorney Chip Lewis. He had traveled to Austin to visit friends.

Lewis said his client, while leaving his vehicle was approached by the police and told police prior to them searching his vehicle that his handgun was inside the vehicle, which was his. This legal handgun was recently purchased by D'onta and registered to his name.

"A passenger in D'Onta's vehicle was in possession of marijuana", the statement continued.

Foreman fell to the Texans in third round.

Foreman subsequently was arrested and booked into Travis County Jail.



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