Three Penn State Football players facing drug charges

Three Penn State football players were charged Monday after university police officers said they found marijuana and LSD in the trio’s on-campus apartment.

Officers responded about 3:40 p.m. Aug. 2 to sophomore running back Devyn Ford and redshirt freshman offensive linemen Sal Wormley and Caedan Wallace’s apartment for a fire alarm, Penn State police wrote in an affidavit of probable cause filed Monday.

Police found marijuana “all over the floor” and detected a “very potent” smell of burned weed coming from the apartment, an officer wrote.

Marijuana, a grinder and two tabs of LSD were found in Ford’s room; weed was found in Wormley’s room; and a glass pipe with marijuana residue was found in Wallace’s room, police wrote.

A defense lawyer was not listed for either Ford, Wormley or Wallace.

The university’s athletics department is aware of the charges, a spokesperson wrote in a statement.

“These alleged actions do not reflect the values and standards of our program and will be addressed,” the athletics department said. “We will not comment any further as this is an ongoing legal matter.”

Ford, 19, was charged with one misdemeanor count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

Wormley, 19, was charged with one misdemeanor count each of possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Wallace, 20, was charged with one misdemeanor count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Each has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Sept. 30.

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Marquis Wilson, Penn State football player charged with drug possession after traffic stop

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Marquis Wilson, one of Penn State‘s football players, has been charged with misdemeanor drug possession related to a February traffic stop on campus, according to a criminal complaint.

Authorities say Marquis Wilson, a sophomore cornerback, faces charges for possessing a small amount of marijuana and for use of drug paraphernalia, according to court documents.

On Feb. 29th, around 10 p.m., University police conducted a traffic stop of Wilson’s vehicle, after officers detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle, the complaint states.

Police add that Wilson was observed with red, glassy eyes and the odor of marijuana on his breath.

Police then conducted a search of Wilson’s vehicle, the complaint adds, and officers found a “pink tinted plastic pill bottle containing marijuana.”

According to court documents, Wilson’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 26th.

Source: Penn State football player with ‘red, glassy eyes’ charged with drug possession after campus traffic stop

Cortez Herrin, ECU Lineman, Arrest on Marijuana Charges

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East Carolina senior starting offensive lineman Cortez Herrin was arrested late Saturday night with two marijuana charges, Pitt County Court records show.

Herrin, 22, was charged with possession with intent to sell or distribute (felony) and possession of marijuana paraphernalia (misdemeanor). He was booked on a $5,000 secured bond.

The Saluda, S.C., native has been suspended indefinitely as a result of the charges.

Source: ECU starting offensive lineman suspended after charges

Shai Werts & Quan Griffin suspended from Georgia Southern football after arrests this week

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Shai Werts and Quan Griffin, two Georgia Southern University football players, have been suspended from all football operations after being arrested earlier this week.

Lunsford said that Wertz was arrested Wednesday in Saluda, S.C. He was charged with speeding and misdemeanor possession of cocaine. A white powder substance on the hood vehicle tested positive for cocaine at the scene.

Werts is a redshirt junior from Clinton, S.C. He has started at quarterback the last two seasons.

Griffin was arrested Thursday in Florida in connection with a domestic incident. Griffin faces four felony charges including battery and burglary. In total, there are eight charges against Griffin.

Griffin is a junior from Glen Saint Mary, Fla. He played in all 13 games in the 2018 season.

Source: Starting quarterback, defensive end suspended from Georgia Southern football after arrests this week

Tony Stinnett, MTSU associate athletic communications director, arrested on drug charges

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Tony Stinnett, MTSU‘s associate athletic communications director, was arrested over the weekend on drug charges.

Stinnett, 52, was arrested Saturday in Woodbury. He faces charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to sell and drug paraphernalia. He was released on a $6,000 bond, according to the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office.

According to documents on file with Woodbury Police Department, Stinnett had 14.2 grams of marijuana packaged in a zip-close bag inside of a bank bag, which was meant to be delivered.

The circumstances surrounding the arrest were not clear from police documents.

Stinnett is primarily responsible for information regarding MTSU’s women’s basketball program. Employed by the university since 2014, he also assists in communications for the university’s baseball and football programs.

Source: MTSU associate athletic communications director Tony Stinnett arrested on drug charges

Wan’Dale Robinson, Husker football player, cited for marijuana possession

Wan'Dale Robinson The Fulmer CupWan’Dale Robinson, Husker freshman wide receiver/running back, was cited on suspicion of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana Sunday night, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln spokeswoman said Monday.

UNL police were called to a room in the University Suites near 18th and R Streets after a community service officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the room, spokeswoman Leslie Reed said.

Three people were in the room, Reed said, but Robinson was the only one cited. The marijuana was found in Robinson’s vehicle during a search, she said.

Reed said that because it was a first offense, the citation is considered an infraction, not a misdemeanor.

Robinson’s court appearance is scheduled for July 9, Reed said.

A statement from the UNL Athletic Department said, “We are aware of the situation and are addressing it.”​

Source: Husker freshman Wan’Dale Robinson cited on suspicion of marijuana possession

Maurice Washington, Husker running back, cited for possession of drug paraphernalia

Maurice Washington The Fulmer CupHusker running back Maurice Washington was cited by University of Nebraska police on Tuesday morning for possession of drug paraphernalia.

UNLPD said they were called to the University Suites, located at 1780 R Street, early Tuesday morning on a strong smell of marijuana.

The address where the citation took place is also the same address listed for Washington on court documents in another case.

UNLPD said it was Washington’s dorm room officers were called to.

Washington, 19, was cited with possession or use of drug paraphernalia after an officer found a pipe with marijuana residue, but no marijuana was found, police said.

The University of Nebraska Athletic Department released the following statement:

“We are aware of the situation and are addressing it.”

Washington is also currently facing charges out of California under the state’s revenge porn law, as well as possession of child pornography.

Washington is slated to be back in court in California on June 12.

Source: Husker running back Maurice Washington cited for possession of drug paraphernalia

ReJean Wright, Nicholls State football player, arrested after drugs, guns found following traffic stop

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ReJean Wright, a Nicholls State University football player and a passenger in his car are in trouble with the law.

Mandeville police stopped 20-year-old ReJean Wright and 19-year-old Kierra Murphy because of an expired inspection sticker on Highway 22 on April 21.

Investigators said the officer smelled marijuana and therefore inspected the vehicle.

Chief Gerald Sticker said the officer found a 9 mm pistol, an AK-style rifle, an AR-style, .22-caliber rifle and spent shell casings.

Sticker said officers also found around 100 rounds of ammunition, ski masks, gloves, marijuana and a crowbar.

While Sticker said he could not connect the duo to any crimes, he believes they were up to no good.

“With everything we saw, these individuals weren’t going to choir practice,” Sticker said “There is some wrongdoing at some level.”

Wright and Murphy were booked on drug possession charges. Wright was also booked on possession of burglary tools charges.

Nicholls State University issued the following statement Thursday:

“We have recently been made aware of the alleged incident. Mr. Wright has been immediately and indefinitely suspended from the football program while the legal and student judicial affairs processes are ongoing.”

Source: Nicholls State football player arrested after drugs, guns found following traffic stop