HEFLIN, Ala. — A county sheriff’s office said Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl defensive lineman Marcell Dareus has been arrested on drug charges.
A jailer in Cleburne County in Heflin who would not give her name said Dareus was arrested Monday night by a state trooper and was released from the jail within an hour.
She said Dareus was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. She did not have an attorney for Dareus or a court date listed.
Sheriff Joe Jacks also confirmed to WVUA-TV that Dareus was arrested.
Dareus was selected third overall in the 2011 draft and is in his fourth season with the Bills. The 24-year-old played for the University of Alabama.
Dareus had 71 tackles and 7.5 sacks for the Bills last season.
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