New Mexico State Freshman Guard Arrested

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State freshman guard Terrance
Joyner was arrested after authorities discovered marijuana inside
his luggage as the team departed on a two-game road trip to Utah
State and Nevada.

Police in El Paso, Texas, said Joyner was detained Wednesday
after security agents at the city's airport discovered 1½ marijuana
cigarettes inside a checked bag belonging to the player.

According to jail records, Joyner was released after posting
$300 bond Wednesday night.

School officials said earlier Joyner was suspended indefinitely
after violating undisclosed team rules. Coach Marvin Menzies
declined additional comment Thursday.

The Aggies were in Logan, Utah, to play Utah State on Thursday
night before traveling for Saturday's game at Nevada.

Joyner averaged 2.1 points and 11.7 minutes in 14 games since
being cleared academically for the second semester.

He committed to Arkansas out of high school in Woodland Hills,
Calif., but was later released and arrived at New Mexico State last
spring.
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Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News, http://www.lcsun-news.com

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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