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.”
Former Raiders CB Damon Arnette arrested on drug charges in Miami Beach. https://t.co/rmuG39gFYT
— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) July 26, 2022
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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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