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Former Bucs receiver Preston Parker arrested

After being arrested less than a month ago in Boca Raton, former Bucs receiver Preston Parker was back in jail after being arrested in Boynton Beach on Monday.

Parker, 29, a former FSU standout who lives in Delray Beach, faces marijuana possession over 20 grams and resisting arrest charges, according to a Boynton Beach Police arrest report.

Parker, who after his junior season was dismissed from FSU after his third arrest, started his NFL career with the Bucs, signing as an undrafted free agent in 2010, and was released in September 2012. He also played for the Saints and Giants, getting cut from the Giants in September after two games.

According to the police report: Parker was driving a Chevrolet Malibu with what appeared to be "extremely dark tint" on his windows Monday night. When he saw a patrol car, he put the Malibu in reverse, hitting a mailbox, and threw a bag out the window, according to the report. Officers said they could smell marijuana when they walked up to Parker's car, and they found a bag of marijuana near the damaged mailbox. He had 22 grams of marijuana, according to the report.

Boca Raton Police arrested Parker on March 31 after stopping him for running a stop sign and for dark window tints. That time, police found a 9mm Glock, cocaine and marijuana with Parker, according to the report.

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Former Bucs receiver Preston Parker arrested 04/19/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 8:28pm]
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