Friday, August 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Eagles' Juqua Parker busted for pot

Eagles' defensive end Juqua Parker has been arrested on a marijuana charge, police say. Eagles starting left offensive guard Todd Herremans, 26, was reportedly the van's driver.

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)
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.

More coverage
 
Eagletarian: Reid runs Westbrook; more on Parker
Mug shots: Athletes in trouble
 
Birds' Eye View: Lurie retires No. 20 - sort of
Training camp photos
Fan photos
 
Parker out on bail
 
5 minutes with ... Juqua Parker
Athletes smoking pot: A big deal?
Yes
 
  841 (29.5%)
No
 
  2011 (70.5%)
Total votes = 2852

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.

Read more breaking news in our From The Source blog.

About this blog

A blog updated by the Inquirer online desk.

REPORT BREAKING NEWS: Call 215-854-2443

Email online@phillynews.com

Back to philly.com

From the Source
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected