Chipola Standout, FSU Recruit Bowers Arrested

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(DOTHAN) - Florida State junior college recruit Cinmeon Bowers has been arrested for allegedly eating marijuana in order to hide it from police.

Power forward Cinmeon Bowers, who committed to Florida State in September, and two of his teammates at Chipola College in Marianna were arrested Thursday night following a traffic stop.

The 6-foot-6 Bowers is widely considered to be one of the top junior college prospects in the country.

According to the Marianna Police Department, officers smelled marijuana coming from the car after the vehicle was pulled over for a speeding violation.

Bowers, 20, and Chipola teammates Torian Graham, 20, and Jamaar McKay-Taylor, 19, ate the marijuana in an attempt to conceal it from the officers, according to the police statement. They were charged with tampering with evidence and taken to the Jackson County Correctional Facility.

Coach Patrick Blake says all three players have been suspended indefinitely by Chipola College until the legal process plays out.