Originally posted on Gator Bytes  |  Last updated 1/23/12
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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