Chiefs’ Bowe charged with possession

Dwayne Bowe served a four-game suspension in 2009 for use of performance-enhancing drugs.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was charged along with speeding and possession of marijuana Sunday night in Riverside, Mo.

Chiefs general manager Mark Dorsey told a local radio station he was aware of Bowe’s detain but that he would have no further comment at this time. Bowe’s availability regarding Sunday’s pivotal game at Denver remains uncertain.

Bowe was suspended for four video games in 2009 for use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Riverside police sent out a news release Tuesday morning giving more details of the arrest:

Shortly before midnight on November 10th a Riverside officer was parked on West Platte Road and NW Business Recreation area using radar to check for speed violations when a black, 2011 Audi A8 registered a speed of 48 mph in a 35 mph zone. The police officer, in a marked police car, subsequently stopped the vehicle on West Platte Road with Riverside Street.

While questioning the driving force the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana from inside of the automobile. The officer then requested the driving force and two passengers to get from the vehicle. Once out of the vehicle the particular officer explained to the driver, who possessed the vehicle, that he was a K-9 officer and that (his) dog would alert to an illegal substance. Subsequently, inside a black bag the officer discovered the wallet of the driver and vehicle owner, Dwayne L. Bowe, and two containers that will had 6. 6 grams plus 3. 8 grams respectively of what is believed to be marijuana in them. Bowe was then placed under arrest for that possession of a controlled substance. The particular K-9 (was) alerted to a dark backpack and inside of that was discovered a container that had four. 2 grams of what is considered to be marijuana in it.

One of the passengers, George A. Thompson, said the backpack belonged to him. Subsequent to his detain for possession of a controlled compound, Thompson was searched and on their person two hand rolled cigarettes, containing what is believed to be 2 . 2 grams of marijuana were also found.

Bowe and Thompson were both carried to the Riverside Police Department regarding booking on the following municipal charges: Bowe for speeding and ownership of a controlled substance with a relationship of $750; Thompson for the ownership of a controlled substance with a relationship of $500. The third passenger within the car, who was not charged, published bond for both men and these were released with a court date of December 18, 2013.

Bowe, who signed a five-year, $56 million contract within March, has 33 catches via nine games for 369 yards and two touchdowns.

The Chiefs, 9-0, play the particular 8-1 Broncos on Sunday evening in Denver.

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