Lakers' Alex Caruso Arrested for Possession of Marijuana in Texas

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Lakers guard Alex Caruso was arrested Tuesday for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at Easterwood Airport in College Station, Texas, per KBTX-TV

According to the Brazos County Jail in Bryan, Texas, Caruso was arrested with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. A spokesman from the Texas A&M Police contacted TSA agents at the airport after they found the drug paraphernalia—a grinder with marijuana residue, per KBTX-TV

Caruso, 27, was born and raised in College Station and attended Texas A&M from 2012 to '16. According to Brazos County Jail records, Caruso was released on bonds totaling $4200 and a $552 fine.

In six games in the 2021 NBA playoffs, Caruso averaged 5.8 points in 20.2 minutes of action.

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