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Former College Basketball Star Arrested For Heroin Possession

Keith Appling during the NCAA Tournament.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30: Keith Appling #11 of the Michigan State Spartans reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling is in trouble with the law - again. Police reportedly arrested the troubled former college basketball star last weekend after he was "weaving in and out" of traffic lanes.

During the traffic stop, a police officer noted Appling was "sweating and unsteady." Upon a search of Appling's vehicle, police found a golf ball-sized amount of heroin in a sandwich bag.

Police later revealed Appling had 19 grams of heroin and charged him with delivery or manufacture of less than 50 grams of a controlled substance and driving without a license.

Here's more from the Detroit Free Press:

Appling was pulled over after officers saw his vehicle weaving in and out of lanes, Dwyer said, confirming a report by WXYZ-TV.

Appling was sweating and unsteady, Dwyer said. He was found to have heroin in the car.

A golf ball-sized amount – 19 grams – of heroin was found in a sandwich bag in a pocket of the car, Dwyer confirmed to the Free Press.

It's the latest in a long line of troubling incidents involving the former Michigan State star following his basketball career.

Appling spent a year in jail on a gun charge in 2017. He received five years probation from that incident, which extends until 2022.

That could prove costly for Appling following his latest arrest.