Mike Watkins, a forward on Penn State Men’s Basketball team was charged Monday with possession of drug paraphernalia after Penn State police found a metal grinder with marijuana inside of his team gym bag.
According to police, Watkins was originally being searched based on concerns of an unregistered firearm. They found three rounds of ammunition in addition to the grinder. Watkins claimed he was unaware of the rounds being there, and that the grinder was “old”.
Watkins agreed that the grinder was his, and police stated he cooperated throughout the search.
His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 11.