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WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder found guilty on misdemeanor marijuana charge

Deontay Wilder
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder was found guilty of a misdemeanor marijuana charge. (abc3340.com)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder was found guilty of a misdemeanor marijuana charge after pleading not guilty on Thursday, January 11th.

Wilder, 32, was arrested in June 2017 on a second degree marijuana possession charge in Tuscaloosa.

Wilder has been sentenced to two years of unsupervised probation and was fined $500. There is a 30-day suspension of his sentence.

Wilder will also be required to complete a court referral program and 60 hours of community service at Benjamin Barnes YMCA.

The heavyweight champion will have 14 days to appeal his sentence.



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