Monday, March 12, 2012

Confirmed: Georgia Bulldog arrested for pot possession

Henry County Sheriff Deputy Makes Arrest of Two For Marijuana, One A Georgia Bulldogs Starter Player 
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This report has not been confirmed by University of Georgia officials, but Henry County authorities are referring questions about the arrest back to this story, according to Gentry Estes on Twitter.
HENRY COUNTY:  A traffic stop in Henry County has resulted in the arrest of a starter player for Georgia Bulldogs.

Henry County Sheriff Deputy Paul Motzenbecker made a traffic stop on Highway 431 on a 2007 Dodge Charger. The vehicle was southbound. At the time of the traffic stop Deputy Motzenbecker smelled what appeared to be marijuana from the vehicle. The driver and passenger were removed from the vehicle and the vehicle searched. On searching the vehicle the deputy found a bag of marijuana wrapped up under the seat of the vehicle.

Both the driver and passenger were arrested and booked into the Henry County Jail for Possession of Marijuana, a misdemeanor offense. The time of the arrest was about 11:41 PM tonight.

The driver has been identified as Branden Smith and the passenger as Danze Woods, both of Atlanta Georgia. They were reported headed for the beach.

Branden Smith is a starter player for the Georgia Bulldogs.

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Branden Smith is a Junior defensive back for the Bulldogs. See his player profile here.

UPDATE: Coach Mark Richt has confirmed that Branden Smith was arrested, according to Gentry Estes.