Names: Shaun Rupert, Aaron Penton, Shane Rector, Wes Clark
Rupert, Penton – University of Missouri (College Football)
Rector, Clark – University of Missouri (College Basketball)
Charges: Suspicion of Possessing Fewer Than 35 Grams of Marijuana
University of Missouri football players Shaun Rupert, Aaron Penton and basketball players Shane Rector, Wes Clark were arrested on Saturday (March 15, 2014) in Columbia, Missouri.
The athletes were arrested around 11:30 p.m. following a traffic stop. Rupert, who was the driver, was stopped for having an expired rear license plate tag. Police allegedly found a package of cigarillos in the vehicle that tested positive for marijuana.
Rector and Clark were suspended from the basketball team and Rupert and Penton were suspended from the football team following this incident.
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