CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Philadelphia Phillies prospect Tyson Gillies has been charged with possession of cocaine after an arrest in Florida.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says Gillies was arrested Friday and released on $2,000 bond. The arrest stems from an incident in June, when a deputy spotted Gillies alongside a road waving a shirt at passing motorists.
The deputy said Gillies appeared to be intoxicated, so he drove Gillies to his hotel. After Gillies left the car, the deputy said he found a small bag of white powder where he had been sitting. The sheriff's office says the powder tested positive for cocaine.