Actor Arrested For Trying To Buy 200lbs Of Marijuana In Arizona

“Lean on Me” actor Jeremy “Huggy” Hopkins was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona for allegedly trying to purchase over 200 pounds of marijuana from undercover police officers.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department said the 38-year-old former actor Hopkins was taken into custody on Tuesday after police found 200 pounds of marijuana in his SUV and over $100,000 in cash. Police later searched his apartment and found another hundred pounds of marijuana.

Hopkins has been a number of television shows but is best known for the 1989 movie lean on me. The former actor who is actually from North Carolina is being held on $35,000 bond for two felony counts of possession, transporting and trying to sell marijuana.

No word yet if Hopkins has obtained legal representation.

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