Former Raiders 1st-Rounder Arrested for 2nd Time in 2022

Former NFL first-round pick Damon Arnette is once again trending for all the wrong reasons.

Arnette was arrested early Tuesday morning in Miami Beach after police found “a cocaine-like substance in his pocket” after he was pulled over, according to police documents obtained TMZ Sports and multiple local news outlets.

Via CBS Miami:

“Arnette, who is now a free agent, was pulled over by police just before 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Collins Avenue. One of the officer’s recognized him from a traffic stop the day before where he was cited for driving with a suspended license.

During the second stop, Arnette was arrested for knowingly driving with a suspended license. A search of Arnette uncovered a small baggie in his pants pocket with a white powdery substance that appeared to be cocaine, according to police. Officers also reportedly found a straw that had been cut down, common for cocaine usage.

In addition to driving with a suspended license, Arnette was also charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.”


Back in 2021 he was accused of injuring a woman and leaving the scene of a 2020 car accident. A video of Arnette allegedly flashing a gun and making death threats surfaced in 2021 as well.

The Raiders released him shortly after.

Arnette is currently a free agent, and this latest arrest certainly won’t help him land with another team.

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