Mizzou Dismisses Freshman Following Marijuana Arrest

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago December 18, 2012 Dec 18, 2012 Tuesday, December 18 2012 Tuesday, December 18, 2012 3:55:13 PM CST in Tiger Talk
By: Ashley Colley

COLUMBIA -- KOMU 8 Sports has learned freshman safety Ka'Ra Stewart has been dismissed from the Missouri football program following his second arrest for marijuana possession. University of Missouri police say a suspicious odor was detected coming from Stewart's dorm in South Hall on Monday, just after 11 a.m. Stewart was then arrested for suspicion of possession of fewer than 35 grams of marijuana.

Stewart was taken to the Boone County Jail where he posted $500 bond. This incident is Stewart's second arrest for marijuana possession in less than six weeks. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possessing less than 35 grams of marijuana on December 5 after being arrested on November 9.

Fellow freshman teammates Dorial Green-Beckham, Levi Copelin and Torey Boozer were arrested on October 3 for marijuana possession. Green-Beckham and Coplein pleaded guilty to second degree trespassing charges after their original charges of possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana were amended. Boozer will appear in municipal court on February 12 for a disposition hearing.

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