Browns' linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on felony drug charges after being cited during a traffic stop on Interstate 71 Christmas morning according to multiple reports.
According to an indictment from the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Bryant was indicted Tuesday on two counts of felony drug possession.
De'Ante Saunders, who was driving Bryant at the time of the traffic stop, was indicted for improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, a felony. Saunders was released from the team’s practice squad in December.
The players were pulled over on I-71 southbound in Brook Park for going 75 mph in a 60 mph zone.
Ohio State Highway Patrol officials said Bryant was in possession of Adderall. Troopers also found a concealed handgun with no permit.
According to court documents, marijuana, oxycodone and one other gun were found in the car. The pair will be arraigned in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on Feb. 24.
After the arrest, Bryant was made inactive for the final two games.
At the time of the arrest, then GM Ray Farmer released a statement saying:
"The importance of responsible decision-making is something we continually stress to all members of our organization, which makes it extremely disappointing that these two individuals would put themselves in this situation by making such poor decisions," Farmer said in the statement.
Bryant finished second on the Browns in sacks with a career best 5.5 sacks in 2015 with 40 tackles in 14 games.null