Packers' Guion arrested for marijuana possession in Florida
Starke Police photo of items taken in Letroy Guion arrest
Photo of Letroy Guion provided by Starke Police
Starke, Florida (WXOW) - -
Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has been arrested for marijuana possession in his hometown of Starke, Florida.
Guion was found with 357 grams of marijuana, a firearm, and more than $190,000 in cash after being pulled over Tuesday night.
According the police report, Guion was "extremely uncooperative and hostile" while the truck was initially searched. The officer reported that Guion "kept coming toward the vehicle several times saying, 'Hey man, my money is in there. Don't let him take my money.'"
Guion was arrested, according to police, on charges of felony possession of marijuana over 20 grams and felony possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
In a statement from Starke Police, he made a court appearance where bond was set at $100,000.
Guion joined the Packers last offseason signing a one-year, $1 million contract and has been negotiating a long-term deal.
The Packers released this statement:
“We are aware of a serious matter involving Letroy Guion. We have not yet spoken to Letroy and we will have no further comment.”
The Starke, Florida Police Department released a statement to the media on what happened during Guion's arrest. Read the statement here.
------------------------ Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has been arrested in Florida for possession of marijuana, according to Capt. Barry Warren of the Starke Police Department in Florida.
Guion, 27, is in his first year with the Packers after signing as a free agent with the team in March 2014. Previously, he spent six seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.
The Packers website lists Guion's current residence in Starke, Florida.
He played in 16 games during the 2014 season with the green and gold. In that season, he recorded 22 solo tackles
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