Lakers guard Alex Caruso arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession in Texas

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Alex Caruso is seen in a booking photo released by the Brazos County Sheriff's Office.

Alex Caruso is seen in a booking photo released by the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office.

Lakers guard Alex Caruso was arrested Tuesday in Texas on suspicion of marijuana possession. He was later released.

According to jail records at the Brazos County Sherriff’s Office, Caruso was accused of possessing less than two ounces of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested by Texas A&M University Police in College Station and was booked Tuesday.

Both charges are misdemeanors in Texas. Caruso, who played at Texas A&M, was released after paying a bond and a fine.

The 27-year-old Caruso, a Lakers’ fan favorite, will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. He averaged 6.4 points per game and 2.8 assists during the 2020-21 season.

Read the full story on LATimes.com.

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