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Clemson WR Sammy Watkins ArrestedTis the season of arrests, as we know it in the off season of college football. The latest victim is standout Clemson WR Sammy Watkins. Clemson has confirmed in a press release that Watkins was charged with two misdemeanors: possession of marijuana and narcotics pills. Watkins has been released on bail.
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Here’s part of the press release:
The men were arrested when police stopped the car Watkins was driving after an officer saw it scrape against a curb on campus and because the temporary license was not illuminated. When the officer pulled the car over in a parking lot off Common Court, he smelled marijuana. During a search he found marijuana and two pills for which Watkins did not have a prescription.
Watkins and head coach Dabo Swinney both released statements through the school on the receiver’s legal situation.
Head coach Dabo Swinney’s statement on Watkins’ arrest:
“I am aware of the arrest last night,” the coac...
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Clemson All-American receiver Sammy Watkins was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Friday.
Watkins and soccer player Amadou-Tidiane Daniel Dia were stopped by university police after an officer saw the car scrape a curb and the temporary license tag was not lit. The police report said an officer smelled marijuana...
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