Washington was stopped by police for speeding on the interstate when he was clocked going 86 miles per hour in a 65 mile per hour zone. Police smelled marijuana in the vehicle and after a search of the vehicle they found a small amount of marijuana in a backpack in the trunk. Police also found a few crushed up pills in the vehicle and they were believed to be a controlled substance. Washington was arrested then and a large bond of $20,000 was put on him because more charges may be pending.
Washington was ultimately arrested on charges of DUI drugs, unlawful possession cannabis, driving while his license is suspended, and speeding.