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Florida DT Leon Orr agreed to deferred prosecution for a pair of misdemeanor drug charges, according to Alachua County Court records.
Orr was arrested Jan. 10 and charged with possession of 20 grams or less of marijuana and possession of drug-related equipment. The Tampa Bay Times reported that his deferred prosecution agreement includes a choice between paying a $150 fine or serving 12 1/2 hours of community service. He also must pay $50 in court costs.
Orr was scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 8, but that event is now cancelled.
Last week, a spokesperson for Florida said coach Will Muschamp is “is aware of the incident and has handled the matter.”
Orr wrote on his Twitter account that he had learned from the mistake.
He was the eighth player arrested in Muschamp’s first year-plus as head coach, and this was the sixth time during that span that a player was arrested for marijuana possession.
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Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr, who was charged with possession of marijuana earlier this month, agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement. Under the agreement, the reserve defensive tackle was fined $50 and will either have to serve 12.5 hours of community service or pay an additional $150 fine. Moreover, Orr must stay out of trouble for six months or he will face prosecution...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr has settled two misdemeanor drug charges.
GAINESVILLE – Florida defensive tackle Leon Orr has accepted deferred prosecution for two misdemeanor marijuana charges he faced this month.
Nearly two weeks ago, another Florida player, defensive tackle Leon Orr, kept up the recent Florida/pot possession trend by getting caught with less than 20 grams of the stuff and drug paraphernalia. Just a few days later, Orr has settled his misdemeanor charges with a minimal financial punishment. According to Alachua County Court records, Orr agreed to a deferred…
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