Big Ten Player Arrested For Resisting Law Enforcement

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Indiana freshman defensive back Jamar Johnson was arrested and charged for resisting law enforcement on Thursday night.

The incident which led to Johnson’s arrest occurred after officer in the Indiana University Police Department detected the smell of marijuana on two students. One ended up fleeing the scene, and Johnson was booked in a Monroe County jail at 10 p.m. on Thursday night. (RELATED: Former NFL Player Gets Hit Wit Massive Lawsuit Judgement Over Drunk Driving Death)

The emerging freshman appeared in 10 games on defense and special teams in 2018 and served as a rare bright spot on a Hoosiers squad that finished up the year 5-7.

Indiana University issued a statement on Friday morning.

Johnson had a court date set for 1:30 p.m. Friday.

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