Marijuana possession charge dropped for Kentucky DE


Originally posted on CollegeFootballTalk:

After receiving a citation for possession of a small amount of marijuana, Kentucky defensive end is escaping any further legal trouble. Jason Hatcher‘s marijuana possession charge was dismissed by a county court after completing a marijuana education course according to a report by The Courier-Journal.

“He’s never had any sort of criminal charge before in his life,” Scott C. Cox, Hatcher’s attorney, said to The Courier-Journal. “His case is scheduled to be expunged on August 18.”

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops says Hatcher’s situation will be handled internally from this point on. Hatcher was suspended for one game last season by Stoops for a violation of team rules.

Hatcher had been cited for the possession along with Louisville wide receiver James Quick. The two former high school teammates were given citations by Louisville campus police. Quick was cited for possession of 39.5 grams of marijuana…

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One thought on “Marijuana possession charge dropped for Kentucky DE”

  1. How much money was wasted in the arrest, prosecution, and eventual dismissal of charges? Too much I bet! We need to legalize and stop caring about people who just want to recreationally use cannabis. Its just not worth the effort. If the NFL wants to continue to not allow weed, fine. However, we need, as a country, to make it legal.

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