Former Miami Dolphin arrested in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA –  A former football star from Columbus is behind bars facing a slew of drug charges.

Don Bessilieu was picked up near Cusseta Road Tuesday night after officers noticed he was driving without a tag.

Bessilieu played for the Miami Dolphins, St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Raiders during his pro career. The 57-year-old is being held in the Muscogee County on various charges including possession of marijuana and probation violation among others.

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