Letroy Guion had a gun in addition to a lot of marijuana

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Marijuana arrests are one thing, but Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion took it up a notch last night.

According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Guion was arrested for felony possession of marijuana and a firearm, which will draw more attention than the weed itself.

Then again, it was apparently and allegedly quite a bit of weed.

According to captain Barry Warren of the Starke (Fla.) Police Department, marijuana charges in Florida are divided into less or more than 20 grams, and that Guion was packing “definitely” more than 20.

That’s not good news for a player who was hoping for a long-term contract extension from the Packers.

“We are aware of a serious matter involving Letroy Guion,” a Packers spokesman said, in the standard boilerplate comment for such things. “We have not yet spoken to Letroy and we will have no further comment.”

He’s the first Packers player arrested since November 2011 (Erik Walden, a domestic violence incident for which he received a deferred judgement).

And not to minimize the seriousness of any of the charges, but that’s actually a pretty solid run for any team.

56 responses to “Letroy Guion had a gun in addition to a lot of marijuana

  1. Why 20 grams?

    One ounce is 28 grams. Wealthy stoners typically buy by the ounce for personal use.

  2. Well there goes the whole argument for the “Just Legalize it Brah!” contingency.
    How harmless is this “lifestyle” if he feels a need to pack heat while transporting massive quantities of weed?

  3. Hard to knock the Viking out of these fools.
    I’ll bet the clown’s worn a “G” helmet for the last time.

  4. This will do nothing to stop Green Bay from resigning him. Remember Erik Walden was back on the field just days after beating his girlfriend. Bad behavior is very much tolerated in Green Bay, even from sub par players like Guion.

  5. And —– now you are done in Green Bay. They will occasionally give a second chance on drug offenses but they never give second chances on violent or gun offenses.

  6. “Mr. Raji, this is Ted Thompson, how you you like to be the starting DT for the 2015 World Champions of football?”

  7. Dang auto correct. Ted actually said, “How WOULD you like to be the starting DT for the 2015 World Champions of football.” #TrusTed

  8. thevikesarebest says: Feb 4, 2015 1:54 PM

    The cheeseheads being cheeseheads.thats why they have a tradition of melting down in the playoffs.

    Well, OK…. But at least they are able to make the playoffs!

  9. This just opens the door wider for the Dallas Cowboys……..UNLESS some Cowboy players get caught with drugs AGAIN or some Cowboy players commit murder AGAIN.

    I know, I know, 90% of NFL players are model citizens BUT the raining 10% are complete a$$hole$.

    Give me a lotta money and I would carry a gun also. What would you guys do?

  10. Possessing a firearm isn’t a crime unless he had been convicted of a crime previously.
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    In my state, possession of a gun while committing any drug crime is a felony. Possession of a firearm when committing a felony adds another felony to the charges

  11. “Well there goes the whole argument for the “Just Legalize it Brah!” contingency. How harmless is this “lifestyle” if he feels a need to pack heat while transporting massive quantities of weed?”

    The majority of potheads don’t own firearms unless they are so-called “gun nuts”. Some people just like having guns. It has nothing to do with any “lifestyle” associated with weed. …unless he is in deep on the illegal sale and procurement of marijuana. And it sounds to me like he did not own the weapon legally, which just makes it more likely that his herb was not for personal use.

  12. This guy is starting to sound like @_FloridaMan.

    No problem. When the Packers win another Lombardi Trophy next year he won’t be a part of it.

  13. @britishteeth

    Well there goes the whole argument for the “Just Legalize it Brah!” contingency.
    How harmless is this “lifestyle” if he feels a need to pack heat while transporting massive quantities of weed?

    1. That’s not a massive quantity, $250 worth tops.

    2. I think making it legal would keep you from having to be in situations where you need a gun. You might bring a gun if you’re buying pot from a sketchy guy, you wouldn’t bring a gun to the local dispensary.

  14. Getting a hard time from trolls because we are in the playoffs while they haven’t sniffed the playoffs in years? Not to mention 1 arrest for the Packers since 2011 while the Vikings have had 10 plus corruption suit against owner as well as bigoted coach being suspended.

    As far as Guion he is not a member of the Packers because he is a free agent so technically we haven’t had a Packer arrested.

  15. themeccalambeaufield says:
    Feb 4, 2015 2:29 PM

    As far as Guion he is not a member of the Packers because he is a free agent so technically we haven’t had a Packer arrested.
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    Nice try. He isn’t a free agent until March 10.

  16. “Never had any problems when he was with Minnesota.”
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    Correction: Never got caught when he was with Minnesota.

  17. Legalize it. Oh and PS:

    A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

  18. It is not illegal to carry a firearm in your vehicle in the state of Florida. I have one myself.

    However, it is illegal during the commission of a crime. Which I am not sure if this fits the bill or not (drug possession).

  19. Guns aren’t illegal:

    A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
    —Amendment II

    And pot shouldn’t be illegal either.

    P.S. I don’t smoke pot…just don’t care if others do.

  20. kd75 says: Feb 4, 2015 1:45 PM

    Why 20 grams?

    One ounce is 28 grams. Wealthy stoners typically buy by the ounce for personal use.
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    The report on espn is that he was busted with 357 grams, plus there was $190,000 in the same bag.

    Throw in the firearm, and it doesn’t look good for Letroy.

  21. As far as I am concerned – cut him – bad enough possessing Drank, bad enough possessing mj – but having that much mj and having to carry a gun, that needs to be the point. I think that when a Packer player does that disrespects the Packer’s organization. As I have said in the past – I dont believe that this type of stuff should be handled by the league and that Goodell has stuck his nose into each team’s business on these issues ( ie steroids are one thing but recreation drugs and booze) It should be up to the team to discipline a player to at least an agreed upon (with both the league and the NFLPA) minimum standard. And the Packer minimum should be in this particular case – take a hike.

  22. If he wanted to pick up some smoke and have a party why not go to Colorado or Washington? Dude could use his Discover card and do it on plain sight.

  23. britishteeth says:
    Feb 4, 2015 1:50 PM
    Well there goes the whole argument for the “Just Legalize it Brah!” contingency.
    How harmless is this “lifestyle” if he feels a need to pack heat while transporting massive quantities of weed?
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    One he wasn’t carrying massive quantities, it only looks that way to those ignorant in measurements. And second a lot of these guys carry guns because they’re rich and feel the need to. How do I know? Because there has been quite a few athletes that actually said it.

  24. Less than an ounce of weed hardly seems like a “quite a bit of marijuana”. Unless he was using the gun to buy or sell the weed it really isn’t relevant since anyone with a pulse can own a firearm in Florida and anyone without a violent felony record can get a concealed weapons permit.

  25. thebeast431 says:
    Feb 4, 2015 2:36 PM
    It is not illegal to carry a firearm in your vehicle in the state of Florida. I have one myself.

    However, it is illegal during the commission of a crime. Which I am not sure if this fits the bill or not (drug possession).
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    Do you know how many crimes you have committed today?
    You have committed some and you probably don’t even know it.

    That makes your gun illegal.

    Which of course is BS.

  26. What else will we uncover with the Packers? Come on man, Green Bay turned into a haven for drug related offenders. Jolly and now Guion. Who else? What the heck is going on over there in Green Bay? Clown music…clown music…

  27. The gun was legal – the report said it was registered. Unfortunately, mix in transporting nearly a pound of weed, and that same gun instantly becomes felony possession. IIRC, that’s on the federal level also.

  28. A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.
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    And so many have turned that into the right to own any weapon for any reason at any time.

  29. What else will we uncover with the Packers? Come on man, Green Bay turned into a haven for drug related offenders. Jolly and now Guion. Who else? What the heck is going on over there in Green Bay? Clown music…clown music…

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    Nothing is going on with the Packers. Other than polishing their 13 championship trophies and winning the NFC North yet again.

    Have the Vikings gotten back from Siberia yet?

  30. Drugs ….. guns ……. I don’t want to see another Aaron Hernandez post from any Packers fans.

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