PHOENIX-Jermaine “Huggy” Hopkins, who played Thomas Sams in the movie “Lean On Me” and Steele in the movie “Juice” was arrested after allegedly trying to buy 200 pounds of marijuana from an undercover officer.
Police say they found $100,000 in his car and an additional 100 pounds of marijuana at his apartment.
Police say Hopkins told them he got involved in the drug deal to provide a nice Christmas for his family.
Hopkins is being held on $35,000 bond. If convicted, he faces up to 5 years in prison.