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Jets' Goodson arrested on gun, drug charges

Running back, companion were in SUV on Route 80. Terry McCormick

Print This May 17, 2013, 12:08 PM EST

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested early Friday morning on drug and gun charges, according to a report from News 12 via Newsday.

According to the report, Goodson and a companion, identified as Garrett Evans, were intoxicated in an SUV on Route 80 in New Jersey stopped in the left lane of traffic. Both men were taken to a local hospital, and Goodson was found to have marijuana in his possesion. A search of the SUV revealed a loaded .45-caliber handgun as well. The men were released from the hospital and taken into police custody.

The Jets did not immediately comment on the report. Goodson signed a three-year, $6.9 million deal with New York in the off-season. He has previously played for Oakland and Carolina.

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Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com

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