WSU starting point guard suspended after being charged with possession of marijuana.
From Staff Reports
Men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone suspended starting point guard Reggie Moore indefinitely about a month after the player was charged with one count of possession of marijuana and one of possession of drug paraphernalia.
According to ESPN, Moore’s status on the team will be re-evaluated next week.
Moore has played nine games since the charges were filed, according to ESPN. WSU’s game against Stanford University is the first he has sat out.
On Dec. 11, WSU Police searched Moore’s dorm room after receiving a tip that the scent of marijuana was coming from the room, Sgt. Monte Griffin said. They found less than 40 grams of marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia.
“Mr. Moore was not in the room at the time,” Griffin said. “They ended up contacting him by phone. He came over and basically at that point in time was issued a criminal citation for being in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.”
Police then sent the information to the Whitman County District Court, he said.
These types of misdemeanors are not uncommon on campus, Griffin said.
“This is a common occurrence and we serve search warrants all the time,” he said. “It is illegal to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia … Prevention is one of the things we do stress. Education is about the only thing we can do.”
When contacted for comment by the Daily Evergreen, Moore said his attorney advised him against giving an interview.