Roberts claimed Turner tried to extort money from him

Updated: March 21, 2003, 4:28 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The Queens district attorney's office won't file criminal charges in the case involving New York Mets pitcher Grant Roberts and a former girlfriend who released a photograph of him smoking marijuana.

Roberts claimed last fall that the woman, Jodi Turner, tried to extort money from him before releasing the 1998 photo. Newsday later published the photo alongside an article that said at least seven Mets players were suspected of using marijuana last season.

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