Demetrius “Dee” Walker, a sophomore linebacker on the University of Arkansas football team, was arrested in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Tuesday on possession of controlled substance charges and simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, according to Fayetteville Police.
The school has also suspended him “indefinitely” from the team.
Per the report:
According to Sgt. Anthony Murphy of the Fayetteville Police, Walker was arrested on Tuesday on charges of delivery of a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver — marijuana, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver — Xanax, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A preliminary report shows police found 95.8 grams of marijuana, 40 Xanax pills, several individual and sandwich baggies, a digital scale and a DPMS Panther Arms model AR-15 Rifle with a loaded magazine in the residence at 1399 N. Futrall Drive in Fayetteville.
According to the police, detectives from the 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force purchased marijuana during undercover operations from Walker with assistance from a confidential informant. The purchase was made “within the past four months,” police said.
On Tuesday (Dec. 12), the task force executed a search warrant for Walker’s residence on Futrall Drive. During a search, police said, detectives found 56 grams of marijuana, then 6 more grams of marijuana with baggies and a digital scale in a kitchen cabinet. They also found 40 Xanax pills and sandwich baggies on the kitchen counter. Police found an AR-15 rifle with a loaded magazine next to his bedroom door, according to the report.
Walker was arrested and taken to the Washington County Detention Center and was booked into jail.
#BREAKING Police arrested University of Arkansas Football player Demetrius Walker, 21, on multiple charges.
— Susanne Brunner (@SusanneBrunner) December 13, 2018
Razorback Linebacker Dee Walker arrested for drug possession with intent to deliver.
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