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5-Star Freshman Running Back Charged With Misdemeanor

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A five-star freshman running back has been charged with a misdemeanor.

Florida State redshirt freshman tailback Khalan Laborn was reportedly charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession of less than 20 grams.

247Sports first reported the news.

Here's the report:

Laborn, a former five-star recruit from Virginia, missed most of his redshirt freshman season in 2018 with a knee injury.

According to a probable cause affidavit from Florida’s second judicial court, FSU Police pulled over a car that was driving down Gaines Street without headlights on at approximately 1:30 in the morning on Nov. 19. The officer identified Laborn as the driver and noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the car while speaking to Laborn about why he was pulled over. Another FSU student, Joshua Brown, was in the car with Laborn according to the affidavit.

The officer put both Laborn and Brown in handcuffs and seated them on a nearby sidewalk while searching the car. During the search, the officer found a glass jar containing marijuana in a backpack that also had Laborn’s wallet and identification card.

Laborn was ranked the No. 1 all-purpose back in the country coming out of high school in 2017.

A Florida State spokesman reportedly told 247sports that the school is "aware of this situation and discipline has been handled internally."

Florida State went 5-7 this season.