Alabama defensive back arrested on marijuana possession, intent to sell/delivery
Alabama defensive back Tony Mitchell He was arrested earlier this week on drug charges in Florida.
beginner He was charged with marijuana possession, along with intent to sell and/or deliver.
The passenger in his car at the time, Chrisopher Lewis, was hit with the same charges as him, as well as a charge of “carrying a concealed firearm without a permit,” according to the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.
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“During the stop, deputies detected the smell of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle,” the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office wrote on their Facebook page. When asked if there was cannabis in the car, Mitchell produced a bag of marijuana from the passenger floorboard. Both Mitchell and Lewis were taken into custody.
“A search of the vehicle resulted in an extra large amount of marijuana, a set of gauges, a loaded handgun between the passenger seat and center console, and a large amount of cash.”
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Mitchell was a four-star recruit from Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama.
He also earned offers from Auburn, Georgia and Texas A&M as the fourth-ranked safety in the country in the class of 2022, according to ESPN. Mitchell played in the Under Armor All-America Game last year.
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He did not appear in a match this season. The crimson tide missed on College Football Playoffs But he won the Sugar Bowl over Kansas State, 45-20.