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WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder arrested on drugs charges

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Damon Campbell | 16 June, 2017, 06:21

Deontay Wilder reacts after his Premier Boxing Championships fight against Chris Arreola at Legacy Arena.

Heavyweight champion of the world Deontay Wilder was arrested in Tuscaloosa Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, according to a report from the Tuscaloosa News.

Deontay Wilder has been arrested by Tuscaloosa Police after being found in possession of marijuana.

The department says officers got permission to search the auto after smelling marijuana and discovered a small amount inside the vehicle.

Wilder was charged with misdemeanour possession and duly released on a $1,000 bond.

The arresting officer said he smelled marijuana coming from Wilder's vehicle.

Wilder's attorney, Paul Patterson, said the marijuana wasn't his.

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Wilder was never booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on the misdemeanor charge, but instead, bonded out at the Tuscaloosa Police Headquarters.

He said Wilder was out of state for several days and returned home from Georgia in his Rolls Royce before switching to his Cadillac Escalade to run some errands.

"He is heartbroken by this, but the fighter in him is going to ensure he fights and clears his good name", Patterson said.

Wilder won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics.

He is 38-0 with 37 knockouts in his boxing career, his most recent victory coming via knockout against Gerald Washington back in February.

The 6-foot-7-inch (2-meter) fighter is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion.

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