Report: Bills' Dareus arrested for possession of controlled substance

Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl defensive tackle Marcell Dareus was arrested in Alabama for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, according to WVUA-TV.

Per the report, Dareus was arrested with synthetic cannabis or "spice" and then released an hour later on $3,000 bond.

Per reports, Dareus was pulled over for speeding followed by:"After investigating further, the trooper arrested the driver, Marcell Dareus, for felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Dareus was placed in the Cleburne County Jail."

The Bills recently exercised a fifth-year option for the 2011 first-round draft pick from Alabama.

"All we know right now is what we have seen in media reports and we will continue to look into this," Bills spokesman Scott Berchtold told Buffalo reporters.

According to WGR, Dareus was disciplined at the end of the season for being chronically late to team meetings.

Dareus recorded 71 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season and was named to the Pro Bowl.

He was drafted third overall in 2011.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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