Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette –
WJET-TV is reporting that Iowa incoming freshman running back Greg Garmon has been arrested for alleged marijuana possession.
WJET, the ABC affiliate in Erie, Pa., reported that Garmon, 19, a former Erie McDowell High School prep, and Delton Williams, 18, of Erie Cathedral Prep, where he is a star football player, were charged on a summons when police pulled them over in Erie.
Garmon reportedly had an expired registration on the vehicle he was driving. According to WJET, the two had marijuana in the car that police said they could smell.
Garmon and Williams were charged with simple possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Here’s a link to the news report.
Iowa sports information director Steve Roe said Iowa wouldnand#x2019;t have a statement tonight.
Garmon, who was arrested Saturday, was scheduled to report for summer conditioning drills in Iowa City this weekend. Now, his scholarship might be up in the air.
Wrestler Cayle Byers committed to Iowa after transferring from George Mason following an incident with police. He never enrolled at Iowa and ended up as an all-American at Oklahoma State. What happened between commitment and enrollment is unclear.
Last summer, Sioux City Heelan running back/wide receiver Michael Malloy was arrested in Nebraska and charged with with four offenses, including possession or use of drug paraphernalia. He eventually pleaded guilty to one count of obstructing a peace officer. In the process, he lost his scholarship to Iowa. He will walk on this fall.