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Duke LB charged with trafficking cocaine

Tony Montana

Well, that will certainly get your attention.  And reset the “Days Without an Arrest” ticker back to double zeros.

Earlier this afternoon, Duke announced via a press release the dismissal of sophomore Tyree Glover for conduct unbecoming of a member of the program.  Apparently, part of that vast “conduct unbecoming” umbrella covers a football player attempting to play the role of a modern-day, real-life Tony Montana.  Allegedly.

According to the Durham Herald-Sun, Glover was arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking in cocaine and possession of marijuana and cocaine with the intent to sell and deliver.  Both of those charges are felonies.

Following the arrest and subsequent acquisition of a search warrant, police confiscated 29.6 grams of powder cocaine and 72.4 grams of marijuana from his dorm room.

Glover is currently being held in the Durham County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

In his two seasons with the Blue Devils, Glover had played in 23 games, mainly as a backup.

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10 Responses to “Duke LB charged with trafficking cocaine”
  1. southernpatriots says: Apr 20, 2011 5:39 PM

    This is truly sad. This is a big offense if the prosecutors seek to prosecute it as such and the bail amount seems to indicate they will.

    May he get some help that he so obviously needs and may he be held accountable for what he has done.

    The North Carolina faithful will let them hear on this one.

  2. seanmmartin says: Apr 20, 2011 5:44 PM

    We’re looking at you, Duke Admissions Office.

    Oh, he was a football player?

    Never mind.

  3. southernpatriots says: Apr 20, 2011 5:48 PM

    seanmmartin: Thank you for finding some humor here. It is sad, that’s for sure, but that is good humor! Thanks again!

  4. tryagainplease says: Apr 20, 2011 6:55 PM

    acc-riminals! oh haha i’m so funny hahaha.

    (sorry, just had to see what if felt like- wasn’t that exciting/fun i didn’t think)

  5. thefiesty1 says: Apr 20, 2011 7:01 PM

    Duke has a football team? I thought they only played basketball.

  6. frug says: Apr 20, 2011 8:35 PM


    So do most of the schools students…

  7. Slim Charles says: Apr 20, 2011 10:17 PM

    An ounce of coke and like three ounces of weed? That’s like under 2 grand worth of stuff. Far from a kingpin, just a college kid trying to make some extra cash. Sadly, the punishment is going to far outweigh the crime.

  8. 11inthebox says: Apr 21, 2011 8:43 AM

    @slim charles:

    Have those frat boys at Columbia been sentenced yet? That was a bigger operation and part of an ongoing sting and probably establishes a precedent for these things.

  9. dexterismyhero says: Apr 21, 2011 11:24 AM

    Can he play for the Lacrosse team?

  10. alligatorsnapper says: Apr 21, 2011 8:30 PM

    Just like the great Cajun chefs at southernpatriots who helped us with the greatest tailgating ever, we join them in congratulating all for a great sense of humor. We read one posting, then come back the next day and read two more, and every day a witty and humorous posting! Thank you guys! We needed them all!

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