Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf Arrested In Great Falls

CASCADE COUNTY

POSTED: 7:05 AM Mar 30 2012   UPDATED: 2:38 AM Apr 03 2012
MISSOULA, Mont. -

NBC Montana has confirmed that Great Falls native and former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested and booked into the Cascade County jail Friday.

Officials at the Cascade County Detention Center tell NBC Montana that officers arrested Leaf on charges of felony burglary, misdemeanor theft and felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs. We are told the arrest happened at the Cascade County Probation Office.

Officials say he is free on bond after posting $76,000.

Leaf is a Great Falls native and was a quarterback for Washington State University and San Diego Chargers. He was recently in Montana for a book tour and sat down with NBC Montana's Kayla Anderson last week.

We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

Click here to read the affidavit against Leaf.