ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– A Denver Broncos player has been arrested in Louisiana for possession of marijuana.

Carlos Henderson was taken into custody on Sunday afternoon when he was initially pulled over for speeding.

(credit: Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office)

Police say they smelled marijuana in the car and also found a “thick, green residue” in Henderson’s mouth.

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 10: Carlos Henderson #11 of the Denver Broncos runs against the Chicago Bears during a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Broncos defeated the Bears 24-17. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Henderson, the 2017 third-round draft pick for the Broncos, allegedly denied eating any of the pot before the traffic stop, but admitted to smoking pot earlier in the day.

Henderson has been released from jail on bond.


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