Alabama protect backmost Tony Mitchell was arrested earlier this week connected supplier charges successful Florida.
The freshman was charged pinch possession of marijuana, on pinch intent to waste and/or deliver.
The rider successful his conveyance astatine nan time, Chrisophere Lewis, was deed pinch nan aforesaid charges, on pinch a complaint connected "carrying a concealed firearm without a permit," according to nan Holmes County Sheriff’s Office.
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A item position of nan Alabama Crimson Tide logo is seen connected a wall during nan CFP Semifinal Goodyear Cotton Bowl crippled betwixt nan Cincinnati Bearcats and nan Alabama Crimson Tide connected December 31, 2021, astatine AT&T Stadium successful Arlington, TX. (Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
"During nan stop, deputies detected nan odor of burnt marijuana coming from nan vehicle," nan Holmes County Sheriff’s Office wrote connected its Facebook page. "When asked if location was marijuana successful nan vehicle, Mitchell produced a baggie of marijuana from nan rider floorboard. Both Mitchell and Lewis were taken into custody.
"A hunt of nan conveyance produced an further important magnitude of marijuana, a group of scales, a loaded handgun betwixt nan rider spot and halfway console, and a ample magnitude of cash."
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Mitchell was a four-star enlistee retired of Thompson High School successful Alabaster, Alabama.
He besides had offers from Auburn, Georgia and Texas A&M arsenic nan nation's fourth-rated information successful nan Class of 2022, per ESPN. Mitchell played successful nan Under Armour All-America Game past year.
Thompson Warriors protect backmost Tony Mitchell (3) during nan Alabama High School 7A State Championship crippled betwixt nan Central-Phenix City Red Devils and nan Thompson Warriors connected December 1, 2021, astatine Protective Stadium successful Birmingham, Alabama. (Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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He did not look successful a crippled this season. The Crimson Tide missed retired connected nan College Football Playoff but won nan Sugar Bowl complete Kansas State, 45-20.