Rangers Catcher Geovany Soto Arrested On Marijuana Possession Charge

Geovany SotoARLINGTON, Texas — Rangers catcher Geovany Soto was arrested Wednesday night on a charge of marijuana possession in the town of Grapevine in northeast Tarrant County.

Soto, 31, was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana under two ounces, according to Sgt. Robert Eberling of the Grapevine Police Department. Soto was released on $500 bail.

Soto has not played this season after injuring his left knee in March.

The Rangers have declined comment.

Soto hit .245 with nine home runs and 22 RBI last season, his first full year with Texas after being acquired from the Chicago Cubs at the non-waiver trade deadline in 2012.

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