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Drug arrest nets Arkansas WR charges

Michael Kane Whitehurst

Jason Peacock, make some room.  You have a bit of off-field teammate baggage to fit into you’re offseason doghouse.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, wide receiver “Michael Kane Whitehurst” was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Here’s the paper’s description of what led to the arrest:

According to the arrest report, Whitehurst was arrested at 3:39 a.m. on Sunday by an officer responding to a complaint of a black BMW squealing its tires in the Garland Avenue Parking Deck on the UA campus. The officer clocked the car going 25 miles per hour in the facility, which has a speed limit of 10 miles per hour.

The arresting officer reported smelling burnt marijuana coming from the car upon the traffic stop, and found a “grinder, pipe and small baggie of marijuana” inside the vehicle.

(Writer’s note: it’ll be a great day when the law and/or society realizes there’s zero difference between weed and beer.)

(Editor’s note: don’t squeal your tires at three in the morning. Anywhere and under any influence. Sad that needs to be said at all.)

In 2011, Whitehurst had as many receptions (zero), receiving yards (zero) and receiving touchdowns (zero) as most reading this post.

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3 Responses to “Drug arrest nets Arkansas WR charges”
  1. alligatorsnapper says: Apr 2, 2012 9:31 AM

    Off season stories are too often like this one, no football, just arrest stories. Usually each team has a few. Sorry to hear this, we need football, spring games, extra spring games, something, but football.

  2. drmillhouse says: Apr 3, 2012 12:29 AM

    Have you seen this guys highlight film? he redshirted last year, by time he i s a senior he will be a top 5 WR in the nation.

  3. kozbee says: May 14, 2012 10:14 PM

    Burning his tires and smokin weed will get him a job at Mc Donalds.Him having a grinder,pipe and baggie of weed the kids in big trouble.to bad…

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