Suspended Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon charged with DUI

AP News
Posted: Dec 21, 2015 6:07 PM

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been charged with driving under the influence in Oklahoma.

Court records show the misdemeanor was filed Monday against the 25-year-old in Carter County. Blackmon was released on $850 bond.

An arrest report says he was arrested about 4:20 a.m. Saturday after an officer smelled alcohol in Blackmon's vehicle. The report says Blackmon failed a field sobriety test and refused a breath test.

Blackmon's defense attorney and agent didn't immediately return messages seeking comment.

Last year, Blackmon pleaded no contest to misdemeanor marijuana possession. Authorities say police in an Oklahoma City suburb stopped Blackmon in July 2014 for a traffic violation and discovered three grams of marijuana inside his car.

Blackmon was suspended in 2013 for repeated violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy.