Johnny Jolly busted with codeine again

Instead of looking forward to applying for reinstatement to the NFL later this year, Johnny Jolly might be looking forward to time behind bars.

A lot of it.

The suspended defensive end for the Green Bay Packers was arrested early Friday morning in Houston, according to CBS Houston, and was allegedly found to be in possession of Codeine, the drug that got him suspended from the league to begin with.

Police stopped Jolly in his Cadillac Escalade at 12:45 a.m. and he was unable to present a driver’s license because his has been suspended. When officers searched the vehicle, they found 600 grams of Codeine, enough for a felony charge. Codeine is used in the popular drug purple drank. Police also discovered another unknown substance that has been submitted for testing.

Jolly faced a 20-year sentence based on his last court appearance for possessing codeine. This arrest could send him to jail as part of the previous violation. Basically, Jolly might not be playing football again. Ever.

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