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Carolina Panthers WR, Shi Smith was reportedly arrested on Friday morning and charged with unlawfully carrying a handgun and drug possession. This came after he was initially pulled over by police for speeding, at around 11:22 A.M., according to a report from TMZ SPORTS.
Union County Sheriff’s pulled Smith over. He was reportedly driving between 16-24 mph over the 55-mph speed limit, in a black Mercedes-Benz. The traffic stop took place on the highway.
The arresting deputy reported smelling Marijuana coming from the Mercedes when he pulled Smith over. A search of the car turned up a handgun and an undisclosed amount of Marijuana. He was charged with possession of Marijuana, possession of narcotics, and speeding.
Smith’s bond was reportedly set at $6000. Smith’s first court appearance is set for June 14, 2022.