CHICAGO -- Former NFL running back Mack Herron is in police custody after being charged with heroin possession in Chicago.
Chicago police say they spotted Herron on Friday near an abandoned building with a tinfoil packet containing heroin. They say Herron has been arrested some 20 times and served jail time, mainly on drug convictions.
Bail is set at $25,000.
No phone listing for Herron could be found Sunday.
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