Santonio Holmes To Be Arraigned Today On Pot Charge
Steelers wide receiver Santonio Holmes is scheduled to appear today for his arraignment on a misdemeanor marijuana charge stemming from an October 2008 traffic stop. Police say they found three marijuana-filled cigars in Holmes’ car when he was pulled over Oct. 23 in Pittsburgh. Police say Holmes did cooperate and informed the officers about the drugs. Holmes’ attorney has characterized the charge as a low-grade misdemeanor. At most, Holmes will face 30 days probation and a $500 fine if convicted. Holmes’ is expected to plead not guilty today in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court.