UNC basketball player PJ Hairston arrested, charged with possession of marijuana


DURHAM — Durham Police confirm to WTVD UNC basketball player PJ Hairston, and two other men, were charged with possession of marijuana Wednesday.

According to the report, police say the sophomore guard was stopped at a license check at 10:20 p.m. at the intersection of Holloway and Guthrie streets near downtown Durham.

Hairston was also charged with driving without a license.

A spokesman for UNC Athletics tells ABC11 that they are aware of the situation.

“We are aware of the situation involving one of our athletes,” UNC Senior Associate Athletic Director for Communications Steve Kirschner said. “We are still gathering information and may comment further later.”

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