MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Roc Thomas, running back for the Minnesota Vikings, was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to a felony drug possession charge in connection with a January incident.

Thomas pleaded guilty to a fifth-degree marijuana charge in Dakota County Court on May 1.

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According to charges filed in Dakota County, officers were dispatched to an apartment in Mendota Heights on January 16 at about 2:30 p.m. Some residents had complained about the smell of marijuana.

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Police say they found the drug and paraphernalia all over his place.

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The 23-year-old joined the Vikings as a free agent last year from Jacksonville State University.