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New Hanover grad among arrested NC State football players


RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) -- A New Hanover High School grad is among four NC State football players facing misdemeanor drug charges after police found marijuana in their off-campus apartment.

Raleigh police say offensive tackle Jake Vermiglio and defensive tackles Markus Kuhn and J.R. Sweezy face several charges. Tight end George Bryan, a former Wildcat, was charged with maintaining a dwelling for the use of controlled substances.

Coach Tom O'Brien said in a statement that he is aware of the situation and "appropriate action will be taken."

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