Jets RB Mike Goodson arrested on drug, gun charges

Posted at 2:27 PM, May 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-17 14:28:41-04


NEW YORK (PIX11)– A running back for the New York Jets was arrested on drug and weapons charges.

According police, Mike Goodson was in Morris County Jail on Friday morning.

New Jersey State police say he was sitting in the passenger seat of a truck stopped on the I-80 West near Denville.

A tow truck found the car and called the authorities. When they arrived they booked the driver of the car for DUI as well as drugs and weapons charges.

They also found Goodson allegedly had marijuana and a handgun on him. He was evaluated at Saint Clare’s hospital then released to the authorities. His bail was set at $50,000.

A spokesperson for the Jets say they are aware of the situation and are looking over all of the information.