PD: Suns' Michael Beasley arrested after marijuana found in car

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Michael Beasley By Jennifer Thomas Michael Beasley By Jennifer Thomas

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley was arrested early Tuesday morning after Scottsdale police said they found marijuana in his car.

Police stopped Beasley, 24, for a traffic violation near Scottsdale Road and McCormick Parkway at 1:15 a.m.

As an officer approached Beasley's vehicle, he could smell marijuana coming from the car, according to information posted on the Scottsdale Police Department's website.

Police said they searched the driver's area and recovered marijuana.

Beasley was booked pending charges for possession of marijuana and released.

Beasley has been in trouble before. In May, Scottsdale police investigated Beasley in connection with an alleged sexual assault.

He was cited on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license and driving without a license plate or registration in January.