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The Bobster
02-17-2016, 04:32 PM
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Former Philadelphia Eagles Lineman Alonzo Ephraim Faces Drug & Weapons Charges
Published at 12:11 PM EST on Feb 17, 2016

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Cleveland Browns center Alonzo Ephraim talks to reporters after practice in 2006, in Berea, Ohio.


A former University of Alabama and Eagles player has been arrested on drug and weapons charges in suburban Birmingham.

Pleasant Grove Police Lt. Danny Reid says 34-year-old Alonzo Ephraim was stopped Monday night for a traffic violation and authorities smelled marijuana as they approached the vehicle.

Reid says when Ephraim was questioned he told police there was a small amount of marijuana in the car along with ecstasy and a pistol he didn't have a permit for.

Reid says Ephraim was taken into custody and faces a felony charge of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor charges of marijuana possession and carrying a firearm without a license.

After leaving the University of Alabama, the offensive lineman played for the Eagles, the Miami Dolphins and the Cleveland Browns.