Tony Mitchell, Alabama Defensive Back, Charged With Possession of Marijuana
The Holmes County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office says that Alabama freshman defensive back Tony Mitchell has been charged with having marijuana with the intent to sell or give it to someone else.
Mitchell was driving a car in Bonifay on Wednesday when police stopped him. He used to be a four-star prospect and an ESPN Top 100 player.
The Sheriff’s Office says that deputies could smell “burned marijuana” coming from the car.
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When asked if there was marijuana in the car, Mitchell allegedly took a bag from the passenger floorboard and showed it to the police officer.
Christopher Lewis, who was riding with Mitchell, was charged with having marijuana with the intent to sell or give it away and carrying a hidden gun without a permit.
Police also said that a “large amount of cash” was found in the car.
Monday is the first day of spring practice for Alabama.