Ex-Raiders QB Todd Marinovich charged with meth possession, public nudity
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former USC and
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.
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.
The former USC and Raiders quarterback has struggled with drug problems that drove him from the NFL and resulted in several arrests.