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UGA tailback Crowell arrested on weapons charges

1:47 PM, Jun 29, 2012   |    comments
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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell faces felony weapons charges after police found a gun in his vehicle early Friday morning.
 
Athens-Clarke Police Department spokeswoman Hilda Sorrow says Crowell was arrested at a vehicle checkpoint on the Georgia campus at around 2:20 a.m. Among the charges he faces are carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon on school property.
 
Crowell consented to a search after officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle. Police found a 9-millimeter Luger pistol under the driver's seat with an altered serial number.
 
Crowell, 19, came to UGA in 2011 as the top-rated running back prospect in the country and was slated to start for the Bulldogs this fall.
 
Crowell remains in custody at the Athens-Clarke County jail and is not eligible for bond.

Associated Press

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