Aggie defensive lineman arrested on drug charge

February 24, 2014 11:48:49 AM PST
Texas A&M freshman defensive lineman Isaiah Golden was free on $2,000 bond after a weekend arrest for marijuana possession.

Bryan police say the 19-year-old Golden was arrested Saturday night at an apartment complex. Details of the misdemeanor arrest were not immediately available.

School spokesman Alan Cannon tells The Eagle of Bryan-College Station he wasn't aware of the arrest but says it's school policy to immediately suspend a student-athlete after an arrest pending further investigation.

Golden is from Carthage in Northeast Texas. He started six of the 11 games he played last season. Conviction on a charge of possession two ounces or less of marijuana could get Golden up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine.

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