Cleveland Brown player Gregory Robinson was arrested after the US Border Patrol found 157 pounds of marijuana in his car. Gregory Robinson, 27 and Jaquan Bray, 26, were both charged with federal conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana. According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas.
Robinson and Bray were approaching the Sierra Blanca checkpoint when a border patrol dog unit alerted agents to their vehicle. Bray, who was driving parked the vehicle in a designated area for inspections. “A subsequent inspection of the vehicle by agents revealed the presence of approximately 157 pounds of marijuana inside several large duffle bags in the rear cargo area,” the release said.
Robinson rented a car in LA on Sunday and ordered a Uber to drive him and Bray to Louisiana. According to the report, he then instructed Bray to drive them once they reached El Paso. When they approached the inspection at the Sierra Blanca checkpoint near the US border with Mexico, according to the Uber driver, Robinson said he would pay them to claim the marijuana. The driver refused and said they would not have driven them had they known about the drugs, according to the reports. The unidentified Uber driver was not charged.
Robinson was the left tackle for the Cleveland Browns during the 2019 season. He will become a free agent on March 18, 2020. He was the second player picked in the 2014 NFL Draft and has played in 83 NFL games, with 70 starts in 6 seasons.
Bray was undrafted coming out of Auburn. He spent 3 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts from 2015-2017. Bray was a wide receiver that has caught 6 passes in his entire NFL career. He spent most of his career as a punt and kickoff returner. He averaged 7.0 yards on 45 punt returns and 25.6 yards on 48 kickoff returns in 24 games with the Colts.
There is no telling what the future holds for both Robinson and Bray. If they are convicted they could face up to 20 years in federal prison.More updates to come for this developing story.