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.READ MORE: For His 22nd Birthday, Former Gopher Rashod Bateman Bought A Car... For His Mom
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.READ MORE: Most Americans Rank Buying A Home Over Getting Married
Police say they found the drug and paraphernalia all over his place.MORE NEWS: 4 Ex-MPD Officers To Be Tried Together In Federal Case For George Floyd's Death, Judge Rules
The 23-year-old joined the Vikings as a free agent last year from Jacksonville State University.