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Alabama's Hart arrested, no longer with football team

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Former Alabama running back Dee Hart was arrested Sunday night and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

Tuscaloosa police responded to a call from a gas station saying a customer had given him counterfeit money. When police arrived, Hart gave police a false name but was quickly identified.

He was arrested and taken to the police station, and after he left the police car, officers found a plastic bag with eight ounces of marijuana in it.

Both charges are misdemeanors in Alabama. Hart was released on $1,300 bond.

Monday afternoon, the University of Alabama released a statement saying Hart was no longer part of the football team, and had not been with the team since the Crimson Tide's January loss to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.

Jonathan Huskey

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