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Roughriders’ Duron Carter pleads guilty to marijuana possession in Manitoba

Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Duron Carter has pleaded guilty to his marijuana possession charge in Winnipeg. File / Global News

Duron Carter with the Saskatchewan Roughriders has one less legal battle to worry about.

The 27-year-old American athlete pleaded guilty to his marijuana possession charge in Winnipeg.

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He was given an absolute discharge which means it will not appear on his criminal record.

According to his lawyer, Carter was caught with marijuana-laced cookies at the Winnipeg airport in 2017.

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The CFL wide receiver and cornerback still faces a pot possession charge in Saskatchewan after being arrested at the Saskatoon Airport in February.

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His next court appearance here has been scheduled for June 27.

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