Biggs: Falcons' Babineuax arrested on drug charges

Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Babnineaux was arrested Thursday night during a routine traffic stop after a police officer smelled marijuana in the player’s SUV, the report stated.

Babnineaux was released from the Gwinnett County Jail at about 5 a.m. after paying a $5,700 bond.

Babineaux and another man in his Cadillac Escalade, Aaron Robinson, were arrested. The report states that Babineuax will meet with team officials this morning.

A police officer found three bags of marijuana containing 40 grams of the drug. Babineuax was also charged with driving without a license, driving with an expired tag and having no tag light, in addition he was charged with having his windows tinted tool dark.

Any player arrested is subject to review under the NFL’s personal conduct policy.

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