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LA Lakers guard, former Texas A&M standout arrested on drug charges

Alex Caruso has been charged for possession of marijuana. He's since posted bond and is out of jail.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Current LA Lakers guard Alex Caruso was arrested Tuesday in College Station on drug possession charges.

Caruso has been charged with possession of marijuana. He posted a $552 bond and has been released from jail. According to jail records, the amount was less than two ounces.

Caruso played for A&M Consolidated High School where he became a basketball standout. He later played for Texas A&M before going undrafted and picked up by the Lakers.


Caruso continues to be a major player for the Lakers, winning the 2020 NBA Championship. He comes back to the Bryan-College Station area to host basketball camps for young people.

This is a developing story. We'll bring you more information as it is released.

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