Indiana defensive back Johnny Albomonte and former Hoosier Thomas Henderson were arrested and charged with dealing marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance. According to the Indy Star, both charges are classified as level 6 felonies. Both suspects admitted to the offenses filed against them.
The charges stem from an investigation that led authorities to an apartment housing both Albomonte and Henderson. Authorities discovered one pound of marijuana, prescription drugs, and an estimated $3,500 in cash.
Indiana has released a brief statement saying the school is aware of the situation and is continuing to gather information. No status regarding Albomonte has been made public at this time.
Albomonte is a redshirt junior looking to battle for a more significant role on the field this year. Albomonte appeared in seven games for Indiana in 2017, mostly serving a special teams role. Albomonte had serve don the team’s practice squad since 2015, as did Henderson. Henderson played in the Foster Farms Bowl in 2016 but injuries piled up and led him to retire from football earlier this year.