Aug 10, 2013

Michael Beasley released

Michael Beasley released. Earlier today we reported that Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley had been arrested after a traffic stop found marijuana in his possession. This comes after he told Suns fans and media that he was through with the drug at a press conference following his signing with the team.

“I realize 10 minutes of feeling good is not really worth putting my life and my career and my legacy in jeopardy,” he said then, “so I’m confident to say that that part of my career, that part of my life, is over and won’t be coming back.”

Beasley has since been released from custody according to ESPN.

From ESPN.com:
    Beasley was arrested early Tuesday following a traffic stop, according to Officer David Pubins.

    An officer found three cigarettes suspected to contain marijuana in Beasley’s Mercedes after smelling marijuana during the stop, Pubins said.

    Beasley was released after being cited for investigation of one felony count each of marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    According to Pubins, court proceedings in the case will begin once results of lab tests are available.
Michael Beasley has had multiple run-ins involving marijuana. He was involved in situation where him and two other rookies were caught smoking weed at an event for NBA rookies. Beasley was also given a ticket for possessing marijuana in Minnesota and has gone to rehab.