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The Green Bay Packers’ defensive lineman Johnny Jolly was arrested early Friday on a drug charge in Houston.

Houston police spokesman Victor Sentias says Jolly was pulled over about 12:45 a.m. Friday. Sentias says officers discovered a bottle containing 600 grams of codeine under the passenger’s seat and another bottle with an unidentified substance in the driver’s side door.

Jolly was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Jolly was suspended by the NFL without pay for all of last season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The ban stemmed from a separate drug arrest.

The Packers and Jolly’s agent didn’t immediately respond to requests for comment.

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