Huff charged with weapons, drug offenses after traffic stop
PHILADELPHIA » Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff was arrested Tuesday morning on the Walt Whitman Bridge, allegedly with a 9mm Smith & Wesson handgun, six hollow point bullets and suspected marijuana in his possession, after being stopped for motor vehicle violations.
The hollow point bullets were mentioned in a Delaware River Port Authority Police report. Knowingly possessing those bullets, per subsection F of N.J.S. Law 2C:39-6, Prohibited Weapons and Devices is a crime of the fourth degree.
The Eagles issued a statement Tuesday, their third involving off-thefield player trouble since June.
“We are aware of the incident today involving Josh Huff,” the statement read. “At this point we are gathering more information.”
That also means the NFL is looking into the matter. When the Camden County court investigation is complete, and the case runs its course, the NFL could take action. That’s unlikely to happen before the end of the season according to a legal source.
Huff could not be reached for comment. He was scheduled to appear on Tuesday night’s Rob Maaddi Show with Anthony SanFilippo on 610AM Sports ESPN Radio broadcast from 39 North Taproom & Grille, Glenolden.
Patrons who showed up to chat with Huff were disappointed.
The police report indicated the handgun and the bullets were found in the driver’s side door pocket, according to the report. Huff reportedly was driving 63 MPH in a 45 zone.
If Huff doesn’t have a prior criminal history, he could apply for pre-trial intervention. The prosecutor would have to be on board, and it could be difficult to get.
Add all those factors together and figure in the actual traffic stop, and what looks like an untenable situation could instead be a difficult challenge.
Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff has been exceptional returning kicks this season, but a run-in with the law Tuesday morning could impact his status with the team.