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Buffalo Bills' Marcell Dareus arrested in Alabama

Updated: 05/07/2014 6:45 AM
Created: 05/06/2014 10:43 PM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

A county sheriff's office says Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl defensive lineman Marcell Dareus has been arrested in Alabama on drug charges.
    
A jailer in Cleburne County in Heflin who would not give her name says Dareus was arrested Monday night by a state trooper and was released from the jail within an hour.
    
She says he was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. She did not have an attorney for him listed or a court date.
    
Sheriff Joe Jacks also confirmed to WVUA-TV that Dareus was arrested.
    
Dareus was selected third overall in the 2011 draft and is in his fourth season with the Bills. The 24-year-old played for Alabama.
    
Last season he had 7.5 sacks and 71 tackles.





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