/Baltimore Ravens ex-running back Alex Collins arrested after car crash on gun, drug charges, telling police…

Baltimore Ravens ex-running back Alex Collins arrested after car crash on gun, drug charges, telling police…

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins was arrested Friday on gun and drug charges following a car crash, reportedly telling police he had more weapons and narcotics at home.

Baltimore County Police responded to a 911 call just before 7 a.m. from someone who reported seeing a black Corvette crash into a tree in the 10000 block of Dolfield Road.

Officers found 24-year-old Alex Collins asleep behind the wheel.

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According to a press release, Collins told officers that he was leaving the Towson area with a friend when he lost control of the car because of snow on the roadway. He allegedly said he slid off the pavement and crashed into a tree around 4:30.

Collins said he fell asleep while waiting for the tow truck to come. The passenger, who has been identified as 28-year-old Tykheem Jaquon Deundrea Dunaway, decided to walk home.

During the investigation, officers reported smelling marijuana in the vehicle. A search turned up a glass jar on the passenger side containing five ounces of what appeared to be pot. Police said a handgun was recovered from the driver-side floorboard.

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Police said Collins volunteered that he had additional firearms and drugs at his home. Officers obtained a search warrant and discovered two additional rifles, ammunition and a small quantity of marijuana there, they reported.

Collins and Dunaway gave conflicting stories over who owned the drugs;  both men were arrested and charged with controlled dangerous substance possession with intent to distribute, and possession of marijuana in excess of 10 grams.

Collins was also charged with having a handgun in a vehicle. He was released early Saturday on a $7,500 bond.

Dunaway was released after posting a $5,000 bond.

The Ravens announced on Twitter immediately following reports of Collins’ arrest that they’d waived his contract.

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Collins just finished his second season with the Ravens, with 516 total yards and eight touchdowns.