James Quick And Jason Hatcher Cited For Possession Of Marijuana

Jared Wickerham

The former high school teammates were cited with misdemeanor charges after marijuana and paraphernalia were discovered in Quick's on-campus apartment.

The C-J's Jeff Greer first reported the story here: Louisville, Kentucky players cited for pot possession

According to police citations obtained by the Courier-Journal, Louisville receiver James Quick and UK defensive end Jason Hatcher were cited with possession of marijuana on May 26 in Quick's apartment. The two in-state players were once teammates at Trinity High School.

As reported by Greer, police were dispatched to Quick's on-campus residence after a complaint was made about the smell of pot. Upon searching the apartment, the police tagged Quick with an additional paraphernalia citation when they discovered a scale and "marijuana grinder" along with jars of marijuana buds and roaches. Both players have court dates this summer and all offenses are expected to be categorized as misdemeanors.

Through a team spokesperson, Bobby Petrino released a reaction to this news that we will paraphrase as "disappointed".

I don't know what to make of the marijuana grinder and scale, but Quick will have a lot of time for doobie rolling when he's running suicides next to the strength coach's van down by the river (I'm so sorry). I'm sure this will spark a civil debate, so please remember to be responsible when making weed puns.

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