Kenneth Faried was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana by police in New York on Sunday, according to a report by TMZ Sports.
Here are the details, from the TMZ article:
The 28-year-old was arrested on the Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, New York at 1:30 AM ... after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped at a sobriety checkpoint.
A rep for the Southampton Town Police Dept. tells us the officer at the scene noticed a “strong odor of marjuana was emanating from the inside of the vehicle.”
Faried was booked for 4th degree unlawful possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. He was transported to a nearby station for processing.
The other 2 people got tickets and were released at the scene.
The Brooklyn Nets released a statement, saying, “We are aware of the situation involving Kenneth Faried and are in the process of gathering more information at this time.” Faried was released on a $500 bail, but could face up to a year of jail time if found guilty.
The Manimal, who has played his entire career with the Denver Nuggets before an offseason trade that had him dealt to play with the Brooklyn Nets. The salary dump cost the Nuggets a future first round and second round pick.