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Ex-Raiders QB Todd Marinovich charged with meth possession, public nudity

Ex-USC and Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich was charged with trespassing, public nudity and drug possession.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former USC and Los Angeles Raiders quarterback Todd Marinovich is facing new drug charges after he allegedly was seen trying to enter a stranger's home naked.

Prosecutors filed misdemeanor charges Tuesday accusing the 47-year-old Irvine resident of trespassing, public nudity and possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. He could face up to three years in jail if convicted.

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Authorities say a naked Marinovich tried to open the sliding glass door of an Irvine home in August. He allegedly left a bag containing meth, marijuana, drug gear, his wallet and driver's license on a nearby hiking trail.

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The former USC and Raiders quarterback has struggled with drug problems that drove him from the NFL and resulted in several arrests.