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Busted for Pot and Gun, Packers' Guion Receives Three-Game Suspension

Letroy Guion was arrested for marijuana possession two weeks after playing in the NFC Championship Game.

Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion was caught with more than three-quarters of a pound of marijuana (357 grams), $190,000 in cash and a 9 mm handgun during a traffic stop in Starke, FL on Feb. 3. He was charged with felony possession of both and released from Bradford County Jail on $100,000 bail.

Update: On July 23, Guion received a three-game suspension from the NFL.

The sixth-year lineman out of Florida State was selected by the Vikings I'm the fifth rounds of the 2009 draft. In his first years with the Packers, he had his best season, recording 3.5 sacks. Green Bay lost the NFC championship game to Seattle on Jan. 18.

Packers All-Pro QB Aaron Rodgers said about Guion: "In times like this, you need to come around a teammate like that instead of pointing fingers or turning your back on him. Unfortunately, you have to remember that you represent the Packers at all times. We talk about it a lot, what it means to be a Packer and to do things the Packer Way. It’s about being a good person in the community, being a good teammate, obviously, representing the organization the right way. Letroy’s a free agent right now. I know that we were thinking about bringing him back. That’s what the word seemed to be. I’m not sure how that’s going to change with this arrest, but we loved Letroy.” 

Guion's arrest is the first celebrity drug bust of 2015.

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