Ohio State freshman running back Bri’onte Dunn was allegedly cited for drug paraphernalia possession and a seat belt violation over the weekend in Alliance, Ohio, according The Repository in Canton.
The report said Dunn and a second passenger were pulled over by the Alliance Police Department for not wearing a seat belt.
During the stop, according to The Repository, a marijuana pipe was found in the car.
OSU athletics spokesman Jerry Emig said he was unable to confirm or comment on Dunn’s alleged incident.
Alliance Police department officials did not immediately respond to The Lantern‘s request for confirmation or comment regarding the freshman running back.
ESPN radio affiliate WKNR Cleveland originally reported that Dunn was arrested. According to The Repository, however, Dunn was neither arrested nor taken to jail.
WKNR Cleveland did not immediately respond to The Lantern‘s request for comment.
Dunn ran for 5,479 rushing yards in his high school career.
Dunn spent his freshman and sophomore seasons at Alliance High School in Alliance, Ohio, before playing his final two years at GlenOak High School outside of Canton.
At GlenOak, Dunn was honored as a first-team Division I Ohio All-State selection as a junior and senior.
Dunn, who enrolled early at OSU, ran for 21 yards in the Buckeyes’ annual Spring Game on April 21.