Kentucky junior linebacker Ridge Wilson is facing felony drug trafficking charges after being arrested in Louisville.
According to a police citation, officers arrested Wilson after finding him parked early Sunday morning on the side of a downtown street in a known drug trafficking area. Police say Wilson mentioned several times that he played for Kentucky and gave consent to search the car. An officer found a bag of Xanax pills hidden in a pair of jeans.
Officers say the 21-year-old Wilson was carrying $1,947 in cash at the time of his arrest.
Wilson lettered twice while playing in 24 games for the Wildcats.
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University spokesman Tony Neely says Wilson has been suspended indefinitely from the team for a violation of team rules.