CIGAWEED: NFL Player Who Tweeted Weed Pic Arrested at FLA Airport

Published on January 17, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Davone Bess was arrested for assaulting an officer/firefighter Friday morning.

Bess, 28, was taken into custody by police at Fort Lauderdale International Airport around 6:19 a.m. Friday.

Bess, now with the Cleveland Browns, has drawn extra scrutiny in recent days after posting a picture on his Twitter account with what could be marijuana, a drink of some kind, a cigar, and all with the television on the documentary the Cocaine Cowboys, according to CBSSports.com.

The NFL is aware of the picture, but NFL spokesman Greg Aiello declined to say what the league may do about it, according to CBSSports.com.

A source told Cleveland Plain Dealer beat writer Mary Kay Cabot that Bess was dealing with a serious family issue back home in Oakland.

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