Stevens was taken into custody by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida. His probation stems from a 2010 incident where he was found outside of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers team hotel with marijuana in his equipment bag. He was placed on probation until October 2013.
More recently, Kirkland, Wash., police investigating a domestic assault detained Stevens on suspicion that he hit his then-girlfriend and current wife, U.S. women's national soccer team goalie Hope Solo. Stevens was eventually released without being charged, though the investigation continues. He and Solo married the day he was released.
USA Today reports that Stevens had permission from Florida authorities to travel to Washington.
Stevens hasn't played in the NFL since he was released by the Buccaneers following the marijuana arrest. The tight end's legal woes date back to high school, when he was charged with felony assault that was later downgraded to a misdemeanor, allowing Stevens to keep his scholarship to the University of Washington.
He was arrested in college for investigation of sexual assault, but never charged, and later cited for reckless driving and fleeing the scene of an accident.
After being drafted in 2002 by the Seahawks, Stevens was picked up for DUI. In 2007 he was again arrested for DUI, this time with a blood alcohol content twice the legal limit.