Florida State RB Khalan Laborn charged with marijuana possession
Florida State running back Khalan Laborn is expected to take on a significant role with the Seminoles in 2019 after he was injured and redshirted this season, but he may first need to prove he can stay out of trouble off the field.
According to court documents obtained by Brendan Sonnone of Noles247, Laborn was arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession of less than 20 grams. The arrest came after police stopped a car that was driving without headlights at 1:30 a.m., and an officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Laborn, who was driving, and another FSU student were handcuffed while the arresting officer searched the car and found a glass jar containing marijuana in a backpack. The backpack also had Laborn’s wallet and ID card inside it.
Laborn was issued a notice to appear in court and has an arraignment date set for Jan. 10.
A representative from Florida State told Noles247 that the school is “aware of this situation and discipline has been handled internally.” That likely means Laborn will not be facing a suspension.
Laborn is a former five-star recruit who was considered one of the top players at his position coming out of high school. You may remember the over-the-top way that he committed to Florida State, and the Seminoles are hoping he has a big year in 2019.