BATON ROUGE- Police arrested four former LSU players at an apartment on West State Street today around 4 pm. The former players you ask? Former quaterback Jordan Jefferson, recently suspended Tyrann Mathieu, as well as former cornerbacks Karnell Hatcher, and Derrick Bryant were all found at the scene of Mathieu’s off campus apartment.
Sgt. Don Kelly with BRPD said they were told someone, later identified as Jefferson, tried to force their way past a security gate and into the complex. They were informed that he went into Mathieu’s apartment, and Tyrann answered the door when officers knocked.
Kelly said they immediately noticed an odor of marijuana, and got permission from Mathieu to search the apartment. The police found Jefferson, Hatcher and Bryant as well as a marijuana grinder, digital scale and 10 bags of high-grade marijuana.
Mathieu and Jefferson were charged with Simple Possession of Marijuana, Hatcher was charged with 2nd Offense Simple Possession of Marijuana, and Bryant was charged with Possession With Intent to Distribute.
News 2 crews will have more on the story as it develops.