Justin Blackmon Arrested: Mugshot, Details, Comments and More on Jaguars WR

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistDecember 21, 2015

Jacksonville Jaguars' wide receiver Justin Blackmon (14) runs a passing route during a game against the San Diego Chargers at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, Sunday, October 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Covatta)
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According to the Carter County (Oklahoma) Sheriff's Office, Justin Blackmon was arrested Dec. 19 on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Black Sports Online posted Blackmon's mugshot following his arrest:

Robert Littal @BSO

Suspended NFL WR Justin Blackmon Arrested for DUI https://t.co/UjVGg49l15 https://t.co/PegwtQv5Gc

Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reported Monday that Blackmon "refused [a] breathalyzer test, was cooperative until being booked, refused to give [his] phone number and became angry," according to the police report.

The Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver hasn't played in an NFL game since 2013, which is when his troubles began.

He earned a four-game suspension from the NFL to start the 2013 regular season following a second violation of the league's substance-abuse policy. Later that year, the league suspended him indefinitely after another violation—a punishment that forced Blackmon to apply for reinstatement in order to get back in the NFL.

In July 2014, Blackmon was arrested on—and later pleaded no contest to—charges of marijuana possession. Before his no-contest plea, he checked into a 90-day treatment facility.

In January, Jaguars owner Shahid Khan said in an interview with Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union he planned on Blackmon being a part of the team for 2015: "I'm very optimistic. I think he's paid his dues. I think he's got his life together. I think he can be a role model for people who have gone through hard times. We're waiting for him."

However, Jaguars Today's Mike Dempsey reported in May, citing the Associated Press' Mark Long, that Blackmon's appeal for reinstatement was denied, meaning he'd have to spend another year out of the league. FoxSports.com's Alex Marvez also reported on Sept. 2 the Jaguars would "most likely not" allow Blackmon to play in the Canadian Football League while his NFL career was on hold.

Any chance of a return to the field for Blackmon is likely over following his most recent arrest.


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