Jan 5, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; West running back Altee Tenpenny (22) runs the ball against the East during U.S. Army All-American Bowl high school football game at the Alamodome. The East won 15-8. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Altee Tenpenny Facing Marijuana Possession Charges

Alabama Crimson Tide running back Altee Tenpenny was arrested over spring break and charged with possession on a controlled substance, according to al.com.

Tenpenny was stopped by police in his hometown of North Little Rock, Ark., for an inoperational license plate light. The officer at the scene detected the “odor of burnt marijuana,” according to the incident report, and a vehicle search resulted in the officer finding a bag containing marijuana.

The Tide sophomore back is due in court on April 10 to face the charges.
Tenpenny saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman last season, racking up 22 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown. He also rang up five tackles on special teams. With Alabama’s depth at running back, Tenpenny has been seen as the number four option, behind T.J. Yeldon, Derrick Henry and Kenyan Drake.

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  • Mary Waltman

    When are these “kids” going to learn?

    • Immortal Illumined

      when their parents stop denying freedom…but since that won’t happen

      they will learn when they change the laws, which according to polls, is very soon

      • Mary Waltman

        So true…

  • Immortal Illumined

    the greatest plant in the universe is almost free, LET FREEDOM RING! 13

    “any doctor against marijuana is a doctor of death” – cali secret 420

    from 0 states to half the country, from low 20% approval to almost 70%, cali runs this planet by 2 decades, time to tie marijuana to the 2014, 2016 elections, out with the old, in with the new

    20 years behind us southern states, sad and scary….nobody denies freedoms like the south, nobody…the top ten incarcerators on the planet are southern states…even if marijuana reforms did pass the republiCANTS in charge would deny you all your freedoms, centuries of practice…no matter though, we never planned on getting your backwards brethren from day one, half the country already but not one southern state, lol…not 1….the new generations are taking over in the south and they are nothing like their freedom denying parents, let’s ride…

    Deaths by Alcohol and Tobacco: Millions
    Deaths by Prescription Drugs: Quadrupled in last decade
    Deaths by Guns: Millions
    Deaths by the food we are fed: Millions
    Deaths by Marijuana: 0, ever…they are killing my American family while denying freedom

    love and freedom forever


  • Immortal Illumined

    who’s more backwards then Alabama? not many…maybe Texas, Georgia, Arkansas, Kentucky

    decades behind us, decades….i’m so sorry