Report: 4 Auburn players arrested over the weekend
A quartet of Auburn sophomores were arrested on Saturday for possession of marijuana.
According to oanow.com’s Tom Green, defensive end Byron Cowart, receiver Ryan Davis and defensive backs Carlton Davis III and Jeremiah Dinson were arrested on Saturday night by the Auburn police department on charges of possession of marijuana in the second degree.
Green, who cites police activity logs from APD, reported that the arrests took place at 11 p.m. CT at the 100 block of E. Samford Avenue.
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn released a brief statement to the Opelika-Auburn News.
“I am aware of the situation and we will handle this matter appropriately,” Malzahn said.
Meanwhile, the Auburn the police department did not comment on the arrests as its policy is to not do so in the case of misdemeanors.
According to Alabama Code, second-degree marijuana possession is a Class A misdemeanor and is related to a person who possesses marijuana for personal use only. Class A misdemeanors carry a sentence of no more than one year in jail and a maximum $6,000 fine.