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Dwayne Bowe Arrested for Speeding, Possession of Marijuana

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Dwayne Bowe, a receiver on the Kansas City Chiefs, was arrested for speeding and possession of marijuana Sunday in Missouri. Channel 4 in Kansas City has obtained the police report:

Shortly before midnight on November 10th a Riverside Police Officer was parked on West Platte Road and NW Business Park using radar to check for speed violations when a black, 2011 Audi A8 registered a speed of 48 mph in a 35 mph zone.  The police officer, in a marked police car, subsequently stopped the car on West Platte Road at Riverside Street.

While questioning the driver the Officer detected a strong odor of marijuana from inside of the vehicle.  The officer then requested the driver and two passengers to get out of the vehicle.  Once out of the vehicle the Officer explained to the driver, who owned the vehicle, that he was a K-9 Officer and that the dog would alert to an illegal substance.  Subsequently, inside of a black bag the officer discovered the wallet of the driver and vehicle owner,   Dwayne L. Bowe, and two containers that had 6.6 grams and 3.8 grams respectively of what is believed to be marijuana in them.  Bowe was then placed under arrest for the possession of a controlled substance.  The K-9 alerted to a black backpack and inside of that was found a container that had 4.2 grams of what is believed to be marijuana in it.

One of the passengers, George A. Thompson, said the backpack belonged to him.  Subsequent to his arrest for possession of a controlled substance, Thompson was searched and on his person two hand rolled cigarettes, containing what is believed to be 2.2 grams of marijuana were also found.

Bowe and Thompson were both transported to the Riverside Police Department for booking on the following municipal charges:  Bowe for speeding and possession of a controlled substance with a bond of $750; Thompson for the possession of a controlled substance with a bond of $500.  The third passenger in the car, who was not charged, posted bond for both men and they were released with a court date of December 18, 2013.

How does Bowe let this happen the week of the biggest game of the season? The Chiefs are 9-0 and travel to the 8-1 Broncos for a seismic clash. It’s unclear if Bowe will play Sunday.

 

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