WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder arrested for marijuana possession
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, 31, was arrested on a marijuana possession charge in Tuscaloosa.
Police officers conducted a traffic stop for a tint violation on a Cadillac Escalade in the area of Skyland Boulevard and McFarland Boulevard on Wednesday. Authorities say they smelled marijuana from inside the vehicle when they approached the car.
After obtaining consent to search the vehicle, officers recovered a misdemeanor amount of marijuana from the vehicle.
The driver, Deontay Wilder, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and later posted $1,000 bond.