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Former Virginia Tech football player Mook Reynolds charged with felony

Former Virginia Tech football player Mook Reynolds charged with felony


Former Virginia Tech defensive player Mook Reynolds was arrested by Blacksburg police on Monday, the same day he was dismissed from the university’s football team.

Reynolds faces a felony charge of the sale or distribution of marijuana or the possession of marijuana with the intent to sell or distribute it.

The case was filed Friday on the Virginia courts’ website. He is due to be arraigned in Montgomery County General District Court on July 27.

The date of the offense was listed as Sunday, although the arrest took place Monday at an undisclosed time. Reynolds, who is referred to on the court website as Jamon Antonio Reynolds, was released on his own recognizance.

Blacksburg police declined to provide additional details Monday.

Virginia Tech announced Monday morning that Reynolds had been dismissed from the team “effective immediately.” Tech also revealed Monday that Reynolds had previously been suspended from the team during the spring semester.

Reynolds recorded 70 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks as a junior last season. He played in 12 games, starting 11. He broke up one pass and forced a fumble.

He started 13 games in 2016, when he had 64 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions and six pass breakups .

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Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech men’s basketball and many other teams at the university. He also helps cover other colleges, including Radford, VMI, Roanoke, Washington and Lee and Ferrum.

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