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Report: Former Purdue PG Lewis Jackson Arrested On Drug Charges

A former Purdue basketball point guard has reportedly been arrested on drug charges.

Former Purdue point guard Lewis Jackson was reportedly arrested after being found with drugs during a routine traffic stop last weekend.

According to WAND-TV in Illinois, Jackson was pulled over on Saturday afternoon in Macon County, Ill.

The officers on the scene reportedly uncovered several different types of illegal drugs on Jackson.

Here are the details:

The Macon County Sheriff's Office confirmed early Wednesday Jackson was the man they pulled over at about 1:30pm Saturday. During the stop, a Macon County K-9 unit detected the presence of an illegal drug odor.

Deputies say they found more than 70 grams of heroin, two Xanax pills, and 8.4 grams of marijuana. Jackson, 27, was booked in the Macon County Jail. He bonded out on Monday.

Jackson played for Purdue from 2008-12. For his career, he averaged 7.3 points and 3.8 assists per game and helped lead the Boilermakers to four NCAA Tournament appearances.