Odell Beckham sr arrested on gun and weed charges – The father of well known New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. got arrested in Texas on Wednesday after officials confirmed he was carrying weed and a gun.
Odell Beckham Sr.was charged with illegal possession of a gun and less than two ounces of marijuana.Details regarding Beckham sr arrest are still unclear.He was being booked and was made to pose for a mug shot at a local police station, before being released on $5,000 bail.
In Texas, UCW(unlawful carrying of weapons) are often taken as misdemeanors(is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony and more serious than an infraction. Misdemeanors are generally punishable by a fine and incarceration in a local county jail, unlike infractions which impose no jail time).In certain cases, they might be seen as felony offenses.
Odell Beckham sr arrested on gun and weed charges
This year has not been that good for Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr.as the New York Giants superstar underwent an ankle surgery earlier this month.This happened after he fractured it during the team’s Week 5 game with the Los Angeles Chargers in which they lost.Odell Beckham Jr. recorded 25 catches for 402 yards and three touchdowns in his first four games this season.Due to an ankle injury suffered during the preseason, OdellCornelious Beckham Jr. missed the season opener with the Dallas Cowboys.
While the 24-year old receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. was in the line up the New York Giants suffered and since then things haven’t gotten much better.
New York Giants are currently 1-6 on the season, the G-Men will return to the field on November 5th for a home game against the Los Angeles Rams who are currently 5-2 this season.
Beckham Sr.during his day played for the LSU(Louisiana State University), gaining 757 yards and scoring seven touchdowns from 1990-1992.Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr. born in November of his father’s senior year in Balton Rouge, also played at the school before he was made a first-round pick by the New York Giants in 2014.
Odell Beckham Sr.high school achievement got him a mention in the recent documentary on ESPN about the 1988 state champions from Carter High School in Dallas.