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Jets RB Mike Goodson arrested on weapons, drug charges

05.17.13 at 1:16 pm ET

New Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested on multiple weapons and drug charges early Friday morning.

Goodson, signed to a three-year, $6 million contract in March, was in the passenger’s seat of a GMC Yukon that was stopped in the left-center lane of Interstate 80 West near Denville, N.J., New Jersey State Police said. He was taken to a local hospital before being transported to jail, with his bail set at $50,000.

He was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun and possession of a hollow-point bullet.

A 2009 fourth-round pick by the Panthers out of Texas A&M, Goodson played three seasons for Carolina and 2012 with the Raiders. In 40 career games, he has 160 rushes for 722 yards and three touchdowns.

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