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Mikel Leshoure Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Marijuana Possession Charge

Although Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure did not appear in Berrien County Trial Court on Monday as was originally scheduled, no arrest warrant was ever issued. This is because Leshoure showed up to be arraigned on Wednesday. He pleaded not guilty to the felony marijuana possession charge, and he was released following the arraignment.

What's next for Leshoure and this case? He has a pre-exam conference scheduled for May 11 and a preliminary exam scheduled for May 15. According to Dave Birkett, it's possible Leshoure could reach a plea agreement on May 11.

Since we last addressed this issue, details of what happened when Leshoure was caught with marijuana have come out. Here they are (via MLive):

Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was stopped for going 92 mph on I-94 on Feb. 18 when a gram of marijuana was found in his BMW, according to a Benton Township police report.

Less than a month later, on March 12, Leshoure was arrested again in Berrien County after a routine traffic stop revealed he was in a car with marijuana. News of both arrests were made public for the first time this week.

MLive has video of Leshoure's most recent traffic stop.

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