Former UR football player charged after picking up marijuana at post office

(Photo: richmondspiders.com)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A former University of Richmond football player has been charged with distribution of marijuana and sale of drugs.

Police say Jeremiah Hamlin picked up a three-pound package of marijuana at the University of Richmond post office.

Hamlin was a sophomore running back with the Spiders. School officials tell 8News that he’s no longer enrolled with Richmond University and is no longer a member of the football team.

Hamlin was arraigned this morning in Richmond General District Court. He was processed at Richmond City Jail and has been released.

Hamlin has a preliminary hearing set for February 10.

Stay with 8News for the latest on this developing story.

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