Jacksonville wide receiver Matt Jones faces a felony drug charge in his former college town after police say he was inside a car cutting up cocaine with a credit card.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jacksonville wide receiver Matt Jones faces a felony drug charge in his former college town after police say he was inside a car cutting up cocaine with a credit card.
Jones, a star quarterback at Arkansas, and two others were arrested early Thursday. A police report said officers approached the car and an officer drew his handgun after Jones, 25, did not immediately show his hands.
Police searched the vehicle and found a bag filled with a substance that tested positive for cocaine and a jar with possible marijuana residue.
Jones’ arraignment on a charge of felony possession of a controlled substance was set for Aug. 11, two days after Jacksonville’s preseason opener against Atlanta.
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