Tre Mason arrested for multiple traffic and drug violations

Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason was arrested Saturday for multiple traffic and drug violations, NFL Media has confirmed.

Mason was arrested by the Hollywood, Fla., police department for resisting arrest, reckless driving, failure to register a motor vehicle and possession of marijuana just before 4:30 p.m. ET.

According to the police report obtained by NFL Media, the third-year running back was going 75 mph. in a 35 mph. zone and was pulled over after a short pursuit. When officers advised Mason to get out of the car he refused to cooperate and braced himself inside the vehicle. Mason was given several warnings to get out of the car before officers utilized a Taser to subdue the Rams running back, per the police report. He was then arrested and transported to a local hospital for medical clearance.

The Rams released a statement on the matter Sunday afternoon:

"We are very disappointed to learn of an incident involving Tre Mason in the Miami, Fla. area Saturday afternoon. We are in the process of obtaining more information about the facts surrounding this incident and will have no further comment at this time."

Mason was a third-round pick by the Rams in the 2014 NFL Draft. He has rushed for 972 yards and five touchdowns in two season with the team.

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