LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux has been arrested and charged with marijuana possession.
Gwinnett County Police Cpl. David Schiralli says Babineaux was arrested during a traffic stop on Interstate 85 in suburban Atlanta around 10:45 p.m. Thursday.
Schiralli says the 28-year-old Babineaux had nearly 1½ ounces of marijuana and is charged with possessing more than an ounce of marijuana.
Babineaux also faces charges for having expired registration and driving without a license.
He was released from the Gwinnett County jail Friday morning on $8,300 bond.
A spokesman for the Falcons did not immediately return phone calls seeking comment.