December 6, 2013 Leave a comment
Names: Shadrach Thornton, J.J. Jones
Team: North Carolina State University (College Football)
Cited For: Simple Possession of Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia
North Carolina State University running back Shadrach Thornton and safety J.J. Jones were cited on Wednesday (December 4, 2013) in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Thornton and Jones were cited after police visited their apartment during an investigation into an alleged sexual battery in which Thornton was named as the suspect. When police arrived at the apartment they detected a strong odor of marijuana and saw drug residue and paraphernalia in the apartment’s common area. Police also found marijuana or paraphernalia in the bedrooms of Thornton and Jones.
Thornton, a sophomore, has been suspended indefinitely following this incident.
Thornton rushed for 768 yards and 4 touchdowns in 11 games this season.
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