REPORT: Bucs DT Akeem Spence Arrested on Drug Charges

By: Justin Pawlowski - on twitter: @Commishonline
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According to, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Akeem Spence was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon in Flomaton, Alabama.

According to reports, Spence was stopped by an Alabama State Trooper who clocked him in excess of 100 mph. A search of his vehicle by a law enforcement K-9 located an unspecified amount of marijuana in his vehicle, according to authorities.

The 22-year old Spence was booked into the Escambia County (Ala.) Detention Center on charges of unlawful possession of marijuana second degree and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He was released shortly after his arrest on a $3,000 bond.

Spence was selected in the 4th round of the 2013 NFL draft. In his rookie season, Spence started 14 games and totaled just one sack.

98.7 The Fan has confirmed the report.

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