Huff charged with DUI, carrying a gun without a permit

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Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff did not have a permit for a handgun he was carrying and also had a small amount of marijuana when he was pulled over and charged with DUI Tuesday.

Huff was on the Walt Whitman Bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey around 11 a.m. Tuesday when he was stopped for speeding. He was also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and for carrying prohibited weapons for the 9mm handgun and six hollow-point bullets he was carrying. He was also issued summons for the marijuana and tinted windows.

Huff is due in court on Nov. 15

The Eagles released a statement Tuesday afternoon on the matter, saying they were aware of an incident and were “gathering more information.”

Last week, Huff was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after returning a kickoff for a touchdown against the Vikings.

A third-round pick in 2014, Huff has played in all seven games and made two starts for the Eagles this season. He caught one pass for nine yards in last Sunday’s overtime loss at Dallas. For the season, he has 13 catches for 72 yards and a touchdown.

75 responses to “Huff charged with DUI, carrying a gun without a permit

  1. DuI can’t be from pot, they almost never give that unless the dummy admits he is high at the time. There is no test to determine how high you are at a specific time

  2. So, essentially, Huff is an idiot.
    He thinks he’s still in the hood.
    He should get a suspension.
    He should get kicked out of the league, but it won’t happen.
    When will the NFL draw the line with these clowns? If I got busted carrying illegally, I’d lose my job the next day. Thanks to liberal thought.
    It would be anti-liberal to allow me to keep my job.
    Screw em

  3. He did so many stupid things. Regardless of your stance on carrying a handgun, there are laws that allow it and guidelines that need to be followed. Those laws are incredibly easy to follow. When you have so much to lose, how can you put yourself in these situations? DWI is 100% avoidable. It’s super easy to legally carry a gun. And weed? Come on man, pay a guy to carry your dope.

  4. keep “gathering information” after he forgot to call uber and as if you did not know the dui charge last evening or this morning.

    we shall see if jeff lurie is in goodell’s inner circle on park ave or not, won’t we?

  5. and in 3, 2, 1… here come all the Tom Brady apologists complaining that Huff will get less of a suspension then Tom did.

    js

  6. Man is it too hard to leave the loaded guns and weed at home when you drive drunk and speed? I mean, how about planning out the evening a little better? Or maybe, get wasted, just call an uber?

  7. You guys wouldn’t Believe these liberal nitwits I have to deal with
    Millennials are going to kill this country. It seems like a point of pride with them.

  8. And in tomorrow’s sports news…”Eagles WR Josh Huff waived. Unable to find a new job. Unable to pass drug test to work at White Castle”

  9. 80% of NFL players do drugs! If they didn’t announce to them when they are taking a drug test, they would all fail!! They wouldn’t have enough players to play the game!!

  10. jshawaii22 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 8:51 PM
    and in 3, 2, 1… here come all the Tom Brady apologists complaining that Huff will get less of a suspension then Tom did.
    ——————
    Wrong. Everyone wants to see if he gets the Plaxico treatment or the look the other way Talib treatment. Stay tuned.

  11. Look, I’m no saint and I’d argue that nobody is. But, come on, man…

    At the very least, if you really want to break gun and drug laws simultaneously, at least drive the speed limit and obey all traffic laws. Ideally, you aren’t breaking the first two, but if you “have to”, then at least “be smarter” about it.

  12. The important thing to remember is that he’s not Dez Bryant so basically, nobody cares what he does.

  13. Isn’t it like 5 years for carrying a concealed handgun in NJ, hands down? I knew someone who killed them self because he was facing a mandatory 5 year sentence for the same thing…this was like 10-12 years ago.

  14. kneedragr says:
    Nov 1, 2016 8:52 PM
    Man is it too hard to leave the loaded guns and weed at home when you drive drunk and speed? I mean, how about planning out the evening a little better? Or maybe, get wasted, just call an uber?
    _________________________________________

    It was 11:00am. Maybe he just ran out of plans from the night before?

    Or, maybe a little wake-and-bake?

  15. In possession of an illegal weapon while driving under the influence of one or more substances at a high rate of speed. So why should Brady get more of a suspension? Please explain for the apologists

  16. Willing to be that DUi charge is a trumped up charge based on the marijuana. The small amount isn’t crime enoigh for a heavier punishment/fine. It’s really all about the revenue. They over charge to make the defendant think they are facing a more severe penalty and then act like they are doing the a favor by offering to plea down the charge to a lesser crine that still carries high monetary penalties but lesser criminal penalties knowing that the charge won’t stick in court so they offer up a deal to avoid trying to prove that the person is guilty of the more severe crime. Again, they can charge you with whatever they want. Proving it in a court of law bears a much higher burden. Very tough to convict a DUi charge on marijuana.

    For the people assuming a DUI charge means someone was driving while drunk, it’s just not true. Someone can be charged with DUI for driving under the influence of anything. Not alcohol specific.

    The court system really are not much more than a revenue generating racket. Which ironically is very similar to the NFL.

  17. The day an NFC Special Teams Player of the Week can’t drive around messed up with a gun is the day we need to take a long hard look at ourselves as a nation.

    Jesse James never had to worry about this crap.

  18. jshawaii22 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 8:51 PM
    and in 3, 2, 1… here come all the Tom Brady apologists complaining that Huff will get less of a suspension then Tom did.

    What the heck does a pot smoking, gun toting, speeding drunk (and marginal NFL player) have to do with Tom Brady? That they both wear two cleats?

  19. @gogreenbiotch- the dui could absolutely be related to marijuana. If the police officer assessed Huff and Huff showed characteristics of someone who is high on marijuana, he would be taken to a police processing headquarters where he would then have to submit a blood test to determine if there was any marijuana in Huff’s system.

    You’re correct that there is no test for marijuana like alcohol has with the breathalyzer (to determine an individual’s B.A.C. at the moment of being pulled over); therefore, many marijuana-related DUIs eventually end up being settled in court with some kind of settlement, usually resulting in some combination of fine/community service/program for first time offenders to have the charges expunged upon completion of program. It’s more common than you seem to believe and doesn’t only happen when someone tells an officer that they are high.

    It would be a shame for silly things like facts to ruin a post, but I figured I might as well try.

  20. Yes this all adds up to being dumb, however all are minor transgressions: Driving with weed (is that still illegal), which was the DUI, he’ll get off on that, having tinted windows, having a gun with a permit for a different state and speeding.

  21. Shouldn’t be a problem, Talib shot himself while unlicensed.

    No Suspension.

    Like the Mara’s, owners are close to 345 Park Ave.

    Sweep it under the rug.

  22. There’s too many youth and young men and women living in our society who really never grew up being taught right from wrong. They just don’t get it. It’s not a race issue as much as just basic good parenting. These kids grow up selfish, unmannerly and have no understanding that reckless behavior has potential negative consequences. You see it everywhere today.

  23. Good thing he didn’t actually discharge his weapon and shoot someone like Talib did or he would really be in trouble…..

  24. I just want to point out to a lot of people, there is no mention of alcohol in the article whatsoever. There seems to be a lot of confusion there.

    And just as an FYI, I got a DWI at .04 BAC. Yes, it was dropped (after $5000 in legal costs) but if an officer judges your behavior as under the influence, or as intoxicated, they will write you several tickets anyway just because they can. Im going to assume the officer saw he had bloodshot eyes, and gave him a road sobriety test, and said he failed for marijuana, as he found it in his possession.

    The gun stuff? That’s just stupidity. What kind of moron goes near NJ with hollowpoints? Or even with a gun on them period? Anyone from NJ knows that gun possession laws here are RIDICULOUS.

  25. inyourmind says:
    Nov 2, 2016 8:14 AM

    Guy has a unregistered gun with hollow point bullets and u bring up brady

    ————————-

    Unregistered? What is this registry that youre talking about? There is no gun registry…

    He didn’t have a permit to have a weapon on him. Big difference.

  26. I never understood why people who ride dirty go around speeding and acting a fool…you got a misdemeanor and a felony in the car w/you (weed and gun), and instead of driving normal, you’re speeding around and driving recklessly.

    Like, if you wanna speed and race or wtv, that’s fine, just take the weed and the gun out the car first dummy. what wouldve been a speeding ticket or a warning turns into felony charges quick.

  27. Nov 1, 2016 10:30 PM
    Huff…weed…it’s just too easy. But speeding and high at 11:00 am carrying an illegal 9 with cop killers for ammo in Jersey? Damn son, there’s doing something stupid and then there’s being an absolute idiot. It’s easy take the rat out of the hood but it’s another thing altogether to take the hood out of the rat. For anyone thinking it’s nothing compared to Talib, Jersey isn’t Texas. Just to give you an idea of the differences here’s one of them, NJ is the only state I am aware of that prohibits carrying HP rounds except under very specific circumstances and driving around high isn’t one of them.

  28. a third round pick from an college offensive juggenaut who has blinding speed but who only has 13 catches for 72 yards.

    *Good god almighty* just cut this underachieving criminal for crying out loud.

    The real crime is that he even made the roster this year.

  29. AP News: Josh Huff was sentenced to 10 years today in connection with his conviction related to firearms, contraband and DUI. Meanwhile, the Eagles organization is “still gathering additional facts.”

  30. newjerseygiants says:
    Nov 2, 2016 10:24 AM

    I personally never start drinking till at least 11:30 AM.

    —————–

    Did you actually read the article? Did you notice that there was no mention of alcohol whatsoever? He wasn’t drinking…the DUI was for marijuana…

  31. johny248 says:
    Nov 1, 2016 11:01 PM

    Willing to be that DUi charge is a trumped up charge based on the marijuana. The small amount isn’t crime enoigh for a heavier punishment/fine. It’s really all about the revenue. They over charge to make the defendant think they are facing a more severe penalty and then act like they are doing the a favor by offering to plea down the charge to a lesser crine that still carries high monetary penalties but lesser criminal penalties knowing that the charge won’t stick in court so they offer up a deal to avoid trying to prove that the person is guilty of the more severe crime. Again, they can charge you with whatever they want. Proving it in a court of law bears a much higher burden. Very tough to convict a DUi charge on marijuana.

    For the people assuming a DUI charge means someone was driving while drunk, it’s just not true. Someone can be charged with DUI for driving under the influence of anything. Not alcohol specific.

    The court system really are not much more than a revenue generating racket. Which ironically is very similar to the NFL
    ———————————————————
    The DUI charge is the least of his problems. In most cases a 1st offense DUI in NJ will get you a suspended license for 3 or 7 months, like an $850 fine and it’s not even a criminal offense. It’s a motor vehicle offense.
    Dude is facing serious jail time for the gun and hollow point bullets.

  32. I have hollow points in my 9mm. Difference is, it’s under my bed, not in my car loaded. That’s the offense. Do you all even know what hollow points are for?

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