Provided by Fusco to USA TODAY Sports, a portion of the New Jersey State Police Investigation Report filed by the responding trooper, stated:
"Upon briefly speaking to Evans, he stated that the gun was his but refused to answer questions regarding where it came from or where he acquired the gun. I attempted to have Evans sign a copy of the consent form which was read to him at the scene and which he gave verbal consent to search the vehicle. Evans refused to sign and same was noted on the consent form."
State Police spokesman Lt. Stephen Jones said Goodson was charged with possession of the firearm because gun ownership could not be determined the night of the arrest because of the "degree of alcohol and intoxication." He added a check into the gun's ownership records "has not returned yet."
Fusco told USA TODAY Sports in the days following the arrest the gun and drugs did not belong to Goodson. However, Fusco has not commented on the drug charges since USA TODAY Sports reported an affidavit from New Jersey State Trooper Carlos Mesa indicated police found a baggie of marijuana in Goodson's pocket.
The maximum sentence in New Jersey for less than 50 grams of marijuana is sixth months.
Goodson, who signed a three-year deal with the Jets this offseason as new general manager John Idzik's first free agent signing, has not spoken to news reporters since he and Evans were arrested at approximately 3 a.m. on May 17. Police say the vehicle allegedly being driven by Evans was stopped in the left-center lane of Interstate 80 for unknown reasons.
The affidavit from Mesa stated Goodson "was incoherent, slobbering and had vomited all over himself as well as the interior of the vehicle" when he was found inside the car. Criminal complaints also said police found two partially smoked marijuana cigars and drug paraphernalia that included four empty plastic baggies and one Dutchmaster pack containing the two cigars."