U of M Football Player Mazi Smith Gets Verdict For Gun Possession
The University of Michigan defensive lineman Mazi Smith has received his response from his court case involving a gun possession charge.
Michigan Football Player Gets Pulled Over
Defensive lineman Mazi Smith of the Michigan Wolverines is a former four-star prospect from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Smith has become a beast on the field for the Wolverines.
In early October of 2022, Smith was stopped by police for speeding, and when stopped the officer approached he immediately let the officer know that he had a firearm in the car.
Smith legally owned the gun and had completed his concealed pistol license training but had yet to submit for his permit and that is what got him into trouble. Smith was forthcoming to the officer and his teammates and coach at Michigan.
What Was The Verdict In Mazzi Smith Gun Trial?
The good news in Mazi Smith's verdict in the trial is that he will not be going to jail and I'm sure his family and teammates are thrilled.
According to FOX 17, Smith received 12 months probation and will have to retake the concealed pistol license training plus 40 hours of community service. He also will have to pay almost $1000 in fines, costs, and other fees.
If Smith keeps his nose clean the misdemeanor will be removed from his record.
FOX 17 reported that Smith said, "I had my certificate and I meant to turn it in a couple days before I got pulled over. I had to reschedule for the Wednesday the week after. So, I was like four days away from turning in my certificate."
Here is a link to see just how much ammunition Smith had with him when he was pulled over.