Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure , who missed his entire rookie season because of a ruptured Achilles tendon, will be arraigned Monday on a marijuana possession charge, the Detroit Free Press reported.
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According to the Free Press, this is the second time in two months Leshoure has faced marijuana charges. On Feb. 18, he was cited during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Earlier, he had pleaded to a lesser charge of using marijuana. He paid a fine on the first charge.
On March 12, Leshoure also was involved in a traffic stop as a passenger, and an officer told the Free Press that Leshoure was viewed by police trying to eat marijuana to avoid being charged.
A second-round pick in the 2011 draft out of Illinois, Leshoure sustained the season-ending Achilles injury during training camp.