Report: Iman Shumpert also cited for marijuana possession in traffic stop

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Iman Shumpert was arrested near Atlanta on suspicion of driving under the influence last month.

The Cavaliers guard could also face a marijuana charge.


During the stop, the officer says Shumpert reeked of weed — and his eyes were bloodshot.

The cop administered a field sobriety test and determined Shumpert was high. Shumpert also admitted he had smoked weed before leaving his friend’s house.

Cops searched the car and found a mason jar with marijuana.

Shumpert was handcuffed and arrested for DUI marijuana and possession of weed (less than an ounce). He was also cited for failure to maintain his lane.

It’s not exactly a newsflash that NBA players – like many other Americans – smoke weed. It’s when they put others at risk by driving that it should be a real problem. Unfortunately, Shumpert’s case will be more complicated as a result of the substance he happened to use.