Eagles' Juqua Parker busted for pot

Eagles offensive guard Todd Herremans (left) was reportedly driving a van when it was pulled over in Lower Saucon Township early this morning. Police arrested his teammate, defensive end Juqua Parker, for possessing a small amount of marijuana. (Photos: David Maialetti / Staff Photographer)

Inquirer staff report:

Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Juqua Parker has been arrested on a marijuana charge.

According to Lower Saucon Township Police, Parker, 31m of Medford, N.J., was a passenger in a van stopped for a traffic violation at 12:33 a.m. near the Eagles training camp at Lehigh University, and was found to be "in possession of a small amount of marijuana."

Bail was set at $1,000 for Parker.

Eagles starting left offensive guard Todd Herremans, 26, was the van's driver and the The Morning Call of Allentown  is reporting that he will be issued a citation for failing to obey a traffic control device and driving without his headlights on.

Players reportedly have a 1 a.m. curfew at camp.


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