Tony Mitchell is not starting his career with the Alabama Crimson Tide the right way.
The early enrollee was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and/or deliver on a traffic stop in Florida.
According to the sheriff’s office deputies detected the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle Mitchell was driving. After an additional search of the car, it produced a baggie of marijuana, a set of scales, a loaded handgun between the passenger seat and center console, and a large amount of cash were also found.
His passenger was charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to sell and/or deliver and carrying a concealed firearm without a permit. Both were taken to jail.
The Alabama freshman defensive back was a consensus 4-star prospect out of Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama.
Mitchell committed to Alabama in June 2022 but had received a variety of other offers including from Texas A&M and Auburn.
The Crimson Tide have the No. 1-ranked recruiting class for the Class of 2023, according to 247sports.GOOGLE NEWS.