Steelers Running Backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Arrested For Weed Possession


The NFL season has started. So in theory, if one was to engaging in the recreational use of weed, most would realize that once you return to training camp, its a good time to let go of the hobby. But apparently that thought didn’t cross two Pittsburgh Steelers running backs.

Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount were arrested in Ross Township, Pennsylvania on Wednesday for possession of marijuana. Reportedly the two and a female companion were pulled over because the officer smelled weed from the car. Bell was the driver and is also being charged with driving under the influence.

The officer allegedly found 20 grams of weed in the back of the car. All three admitted the weed was theirs and completely cooperated. They were arrested and released, but Bell was taken to a hospital to have blood drawn for DUI testing. In Pennsylvania, possession of 30 grams or less is a misdemeanor punishable by up to $500 in fines and/or 30 days in jail.

For illustrative purposes, I Googled what is 20 grams of weed. I couldn’t find a photo, but I did find a photo on a scale of a 3 gram bud from