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Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

Posted on: February 23, 2012 10:26 am
Edited on: February 23, 2012 11:02 am
 
By Matt Snyder

Elijah Dukes was once a third round draft pick by the Tampa Bay Rays and at one point was considered one of the better prospects in baseball. Unfortunately, he's become an illustration that God-given talent doesn't guarantee success in life. Dukes, 27, has reportedly been arrested again.

According to RaysIndex.com, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's office arrested Dukes at 1 a.m. Thursday on several charges, including possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and attempt to destroy evidence.

And with this being Dukes, it couldn't just be a boring, run-of-the-mill arrest. No, his "attempt to destroy evidence" was actually him trying to hurry and eat the bag of pot before the cops saw it (via TBO.com).

Dukes has now been arrested many times. A few of those have been for driving with a suspended license, while he's been charged with failure to pay child support and also for assaulting a pregnant girlfriend. Most notorious, though, was when he threatened to kill his wife and children, leaving his wife a voice mail that said, among other things, "you dead, dawg."

Dukes hasn't played in the majors since 2009. He played for the Newark Bears in Independent ball in 2010, hitting .366 in 28 games.

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Comments

Since: Jan 11, 2012
Posted on: March 20, 2012 11:20 am
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

what dude you better check yo self before yo wreck yo self



Since: Jan 11, 2012
Posted on: March 1, 2012 5:25 pm
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

if u were to put pot heads on a list there would be a lot but baseball players most likey 950



Since: Sep 29, 2008
Posted on: February 25, 2012 7:04 pm
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

No offense meant idiot but that is not a list of as you put it douche bags. Take a lookm at it again and then do some reading on the ganja. After you come off your high horse then you can give us a post. Until then kid, you need to burn the house down!



Since: Nov 20, 2006
Posted on: February 24, 2012 11:48 am
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

At 27 he's never making the Majors
He won't make it going forward, but he's already made the majors.  He played 240 games between the Rays and the Nationals.


 Now go on living in your make believe world that drugs are okay and send all your money to Barrack Hussein Obama because he can spend it better than you and is an admitted pot smoker you left off your list. 
While I'm not saying drugs are good, you meniond Obama... why point just him out as a president who at one time did drugs?  Why not Bill Clinton who famously said he didn't inhale?  Or GW Bush?  He's smoked weed, and used to have quite a cocaine obsession when he was in college.
 



Since: Dec 6, 2010
Posted on: February 24, 2012 9:31 am
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

For every douche bag you name for smoking weed and performing well I can name a 100 that don't.  Put Elijah Dukes at the top of the list.  At 27 he's never making the Majors.  We will be reading some sad story about him in a drug deal gone bad and more bullshit domestic violence stories.  The guy is a loser and people that use are losers.  Can't deal with reality, flawed internally somehow but none the less terribly flawed.  Now go on living in your make believe world that drugs are okay and send all your money to Barrack Hussein Obama because he can spend it better than you and is an admitted pot smoker you left off your list.  Unforntunately he is not performing at a high level at anything other than being "high".



Since: Mar 9, 2007
Posted on: February 24, 2012 9:03 am
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

Baller.



Since: Jan 8, 2012
Posted on: February 24, 2012 4:01 am
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

Here are just a few of the many highly motivated athletes whose drug of choice is cannabis/marijuana:

* Usain Bolt, the 2008 World Record holder of the 100 and 200 meter sprint.

* Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer ever with 14 Olympic gold medals.

* Tim Linecum, the National League baseball’s Cy Young Award winner for 2009.

* Santonio Holmes, the Super Bowl XLII’s MVP.

* Mark Stepnoski, two-time Super Bowl champion. "I'd rather smoke than take painkillers."

* Randy Moss, NFL single season touchdown reception record (23, set in 2007), and the NFL single-season touchdown reception record for a rookie (17, in 1998). Moss has founded, and financed many charitable endeavors including the the Links for Learning foundation, formed in 2008.

* Ricky Williams, the Heisman Trophy Winner in 1998. Throughout his life, Williams has dealt with anxiety and depression. He used to advertise the prescription drug Paxil. However he later stated “Marijuana is 10 times better for me than Paxil.”

* Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leader in points scored (38,387), games played, minutes played, field goals made, field goal attempts, blocked shots and defensive rebounds. During his career with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers from 1969 to 1989, Abdul-Jabbar won six NBA championships and a record six regular season MVP Awards. He has a prescription to smoke marijuana in California, which he says he uses to control nausea and migraine headaches. He has been arrested twice for marijuana possession.

Marijuana is used by the majority of top sportspeople everywhere:

* "I just let him know that most of the players in the league use marijuana and I have and do partake in smoking weed in the offseason" - Josh Howard, forward for the Dallas Mavericks. Howard admitted to smoking marijuana on Michel Irvin’s ESPN show.

* "You got guys out there playing high every night. You got 60% of your league on marijuana. What can you do?" - Charles Oakley (Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets)

* "I personally know boxers, body builders, cyclists, runners and athletes from all walks of life that train and compete with the assistance of marijuana," - WWE wrestler Rob Van Dam

* Some of the best cricket players of all time, like Phil Tufnell and Sir Ian Botham, have admitted to regularly using marijuana to deal with stress and muscle aches. In 2001, half of South Africa's cricket team was caught smoking marijuana with the team physiotherapist. They were celebrating a championship victory in the Caribbean.




Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: February 23, 2012 9:52 pm
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

What the hell do Ohio State players have to do with this????? You're as big a douchebag as Dukes is!



Since: Oct 14, 2010
Posted on: February 23, 2012 9:29 pm
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

Yes, because Ohio State players get arrested and eat pot?? I don't think so. In fact, they don't do anything illegal like this thug. C'Mon Man!!



Since: Jun 13, 2008
Posted on: February 23, 2012 9:22 pm
 

Report: Elijah Dukes arrested again

The funniest,if you can call it that,is the fact that he's flexing but shows no evidence of any biceps.LOL!


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