Florida prosecutors have dropped drug charges against a University of Nebraska safety after he successfully completed a pretrial diversion program, according to court documents.
Antonio Reed had faced misdemeanor charges of charged with possession of no more than 20 grams of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
Police said wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr., who was driving a 2013 Mazda sedan, did not make an appropriate stop May 6 when pulling out of the gas station in Port Orange, which is south of Daytona Beach.
An officer smelled marijuana coming from the car during the traffic stop and noticed what appeared to be marijuana on the car’s center console.
A search of the car’s backseat revealed marijuana in a plastic bag in a backpack with a tag with Morgan’s name on it.
Police also found marijuana in a backpack on the floorboard of the front passenger seat where Reed was sitting.
Both Morgan and Reed were arrested and charged.
Volusia County prosecutors dismissed the charges against Morgan July 17.
Prosecutors there dropped the charges against Reed Aug. 1.
Reed, who was