UTC Outside Linebacker Kennington Cadwell Charged With Dealing Marijuana

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Kennington Cadwell
Kennington Cadwell

UTC football outside linebacker Kennington Cadwell was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with selling marijuana.

Cadwell, 20, is also charged with DUI, driving on a revoked license, and a light law violation.

UTC officials said Cadwell is suspended indefinitely.

Officers said while patrolling the area of the university at 2:53 a.m. they noticed a silver Chevrolet Trailblazer that did not have a functioning tail light.

While behind the vehicle, officers said they also could smell a strong odor of marijuana. Officers activated lights and siren and made a traffic stop.

Officers said there was a strong smell of marijuana from the vehicle. Cadwell told police it was in the back of the vehicle.

Cadwell was placed in handcuffs, while officers located a duffel bag in the back seat which contained a box of plastic sandwich bags, a scale and a glass jar filled with 22 grams of marijuana.

Officers said Cadwell first said he did not want to speak with them, then he made a statement. He told them he "messed up."

He said he was smoking marijuana while driving, but "I'm not that high."

Cadwell said he had been dealing marijuana for about a month and a half. He said he buys an ounce at a time.

It was found that his driver's license had been suspended in Georgia.

The 6'6", 300-pound lineman is from Decatur, Ga., and played for Columbia High School.

He was a sophomore this past season.


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