Porter arrested on drug charges
Updated: Friday August 24, 2001 4:13 PM
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) -- Former Auburn star Chris Porter was arrested Friday on drug charges after he was stopped for a traffic violation.
Police said the Golden State Warriors forward had a small plastic bags with cocaine and another with marijuana in the car.
He was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and second-degree possession of marijuana, said Lt. Ray Wiehe of the Dothan Police Department.
Porter was to be released under $1,000 bond.
Other details were not immediately available.
Porter, the 1999 SEC player of the year, drafted in the second by the Golden State Warriors last year. The 6-foot-7 forward started 35 games last season, averaging 8.6 points and 3.7 rebounds.
His hometown is about 25 miles from Dothan.