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Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

Posted on: October 4, 2011 12:16 pm
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By Evan Brunell

SchaferJordan Schafer of the Astros has been arrested with third-degree felony marijuana possession, the Houston Chronicle writes.

According to a police report, Schafer was pulled over in a 2008 Land Rover with an expired Mississippi license plate after pulling up next to an unmarked police vehicle. (Schafer played in the Braves’ minor league system in Mississippi.)

The report said the driver’s and passenger’s side windows were partially down with a “strong odor of marijuana” coming from the vehicle. Schafer was also said in the report to have a joint in his hand. The police conducted a traffic stop for the expired plate and found a clear plastic bag with a leafy substance that tested positive as marijuana.

The 25.9 grams that the police report claims were in the bag exceed the 20-gram cutoff for felony charges rather than misdemeanor. Schafer also, according to the report, had three marijuana peanut butter cups in the car and claimed ownership of all the drugs.

25.9 grams equates to about 0.9 ounces, which is under the legal limit of one ounce in many states. The arrest came outside the Cheesecake Factory, where he was arrested at 12:28 a.m., and was later released on $2,000 bond. While Schafer didn't give the police his employer, it is no secret he plays for the Astros, coming over in a trade-deadline deal for Michael Bourn. Schafer hit .242/.309/.315 across 337 total plate appearances with 22 stolen bases, missing time with a broken hand.

Schafer was previously suspended 50 games in 2009 for HGH use. He was never tested for it or even found to have purchased it, but enough evidence was gathered by MLB to suspend Schafer, who denied using HGH.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 3:24 pm
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

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Since: Apr 14, 2009
Posted on: October 5, 2011 10:15 am
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

@XBombersX, I agree 100% with you on this one.. Everybody that is not a fool knows to leave the shiz at home on a burn cruise! I never take anything more than needed out of the house, that's the only way to keep your name out of print! Definately since this guy is high profile.. This dude will be released from the Stros after this.



Since: Oct 16, 2009
Posted on: October 5, 2011 10:03 am
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

The Astros would have been better off trading Bourn for the marijuana than this worthless player.  The marijuana will last longer.

Yeah I don't think he'll be playing much longer.



Since: Mar 9, 2007
Posted on: October 5, 2011 9:36 am
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

Lesson #1 of staying out of trouble when smoking bud: KEEP YOUR STASH OUT OF THE CAR!!!!! If you want to go on a burn cruise, for god sakes don't take the whole ounce with you. Roll everything at home before you hit the road so if you get pulled over all someone has to eat the joint and poof, all evidence gone. Hell, save yourself the trouble and just smoke at home. Wait that extra 15 minutes to get home from Cheesecake before lighting up.



Since: Mar 20, 2007
Posted on: October 5, 2011 9:32 am
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

Thank goodness such a violent menace was removed from our streets!  We can't have people eating at 12:30 am!  Slow down!  Priorities...



Since: Jul 3, 2007
Posted on: October 5, 2011 1:03 am
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

The Cheesecake factory...guy had the munchies big time haha! Those peanut butter cups sound pretty good too, now i have the munchies



Since: May 5, 2009
Posted on: October 4, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

Outside a Cheesecake Factory is the best part, that was his after dinner joint. He's on vacation smoke up Jordan



Since: Apr 19, 2009
Posted on: October 4, 2011 11:14 pm
 

Astros' Schafer arrested for marijuana felony

Now that's gotta really suck.
You buy an OZ of good weed, twist one up for the ride home and then you pull up next to an unmarked police car that then pulls you over and takes your weed and you to jail. The cops for smokin' some good weed tonite.


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