Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement, which will result in probation, stemming from his arrest for felony marijuana and firearm possession last month, according to a source familiar with the case.
The deferred prosecution agreement will be signed in the next couple of weeks, the source said.
Guion will avoid serving any jail time but still could face discipline from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell under the league's personal conduct policy.
The 27-year-old Guion, who will be a free agent next week, was arrested Feb. 3 in his hometown of Starke, Florida, after he was pulled over for erratic driving. Police found 357 grams of marijuana and an unloaded gun (which was registered to Guion in Minnesota) in his 2015 Dodge Ram truck. Police seized the truck and $190,028.81 in cash that Guion said was from his Packers' paychecks.
A Florida court ruled last month that police had probable cause to seize Guion's cash and vehicle. Guion will have to win a civil case against the state of Florida for the return of his property.
Packers general manager Ted Thompson said last month at the NFL scouting combine that the team is monitoring Guion's situation. Green Bay had been in contract talks with him about an extension before the arrest, and coach Mike McCarthy has indicated that the team was still open to bringing back Guion, who started every game last season.
"Obviously, players, all of us, the decisions you make off the field you're totally responsible for," McCarthy said at the NFL scouting combine. "He's accepted full responsibility. I've talked to him a number of times. He's back in Green Bay. I stand by what I said during the season [and] after the season: He was an impactful personality and played good football for us. I'm hopeful, if we get past this and the monitoring gives us the green light to go forward, I'd love to have Letroy back."