Chiefs' Bowe arrested over the weekend

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Updated: 11/12/2013 1:27 pm

Kansas City, MO ( - Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was arrested over the weekend on charges of speeding and possession of marijuana.

According to a press release from the Riverside (Mo.) Police Department, Bowe was pulled over for speeding shortly before midnight on Nov. 10 and a K-9 officer detected the strong odor of marijuana. His dog then found two containers with 6.6 grams and 3.8 grams of marijuana in a black bag that appeared to belong to Bowe, whose wallet was inside the bag.

The release also said that the canine found an additional 4.2 grams of marijuana in another bag that belonged to one of the passengers, George A. Thompson. Both Bowe and Thompson were arrested with Bowe being charged with speeding and possession of a controlled substance. A third passenger was not arrested.

The third passenger posted the bond for both Bowe and Thompson.

A court date of Dec. 18, 2013, has been set.

Bowe has 33 receptions for 369 yards and two touchdowns this season for the Chiefs, who are 9-0 and play the 8-1 Denver Broncos this weekend.

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