Stevens was pulled over in his Ford pickup truck on Saturday at 7:05 a.m. for loud music, Tampa police spokeswoman Andrea Davis said in a news release. The officer said he smelled marijuana inside the vehicle and found 38 grams, or 1 1/3 ounce, of marijuana.
Stevens,30, was taken to jail and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.
"We take such matters quite seriously," he said. "Obviously Jerramy Stevens will not be playing today, and we will treat this matter with the seriousness it deserves, but in the meantime are focused on playing the Rams."
Stevens was previously convicted of drunken driving in 2007 and pleaded guilty to reckless driving in 2003.
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