Former Dallas Cowboys Linebacker Rashaan Evans Arrested For Marijuana Possession


Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rashaan Evans was arrested on Tuesday, and his mug shot was released on Friday following the incident. The 28-year-old, who was cut by the Cowboys on Wednesday in the wake of the arrest, was photographed looking displeased after being taken into custody.

Key Takeaway

Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rashaan Evans was arrested for marijuana possession and subsequently released from the team after the incident.

Arrest and Mug Shot

Police officers arrested Evans after detecting a strong odor of marijuana emanating from his 2021 Ram 1500 near the Cowboys’ practice facility in Frisco, Texas. According to police documents, the officers found burnt marijuana residue, marijuana cigarettes, rolling papers, and a vacuum-sealable bag containing three separate baggies of marijuana in the vehicle. The combined weight of the baggies was 2.240 ounces.

Consequences and Release from the Cowboys

Evans was booked on a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession. Following the arrest, the Cowboys made the decision to release him from the team. This move came just a day after he had played in the Cowboys’ game against Miami, bringing his total games played this season to nine. He has not yet publicly commented on the situation.