The NBA star was taken into custody at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on July 30, according to a police report obtained by E! News.
Shumpert was set to board a flight to Los Angeles when TSA discovered he had gone to the airport with a “sizeable amount of a green leafy substance inside a backpack,” per the report. Police said the 32-year-old admitted that the plastic bag contained marijuana, which a moblie test confirmed to be 6.12 ounces of the drug, and he was subsequently placed under arrest.
According to Texas law, a state where marijuana has not been legalized, the amount Shumpert was found with is considered a felony.
E! News has reached out to his rep and did not receive a comment.
While further searching Shumpert’s property, authorities also found a Glock magazine with rounds located inside his backpack; however, no firearm was located, the report continues. Following his arrest, the athlete was transported to DFW/DPS jail, without any incident.
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