Elijah Dukes arrested again in Florida

Updated: February 23, 2012, 6:24 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Troubled former Major League Baseball player Elijah Dukes has been arrested again, this time on drug charges.

Tampa police say the 27-year-old was arrested during a traffic stop early Thursday after officers noticed a small bag of marijuana on his lap. Authorities say he then tried to stick the drug in his mouth as if he were going to ingest it. They also noticed a marijuana cigarette tucked behind his ear.

The former outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays and the Washington ...

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