Actor Jermaine Hopkins, most famous for his roles as Thomas Sams in the cult classic Lean on Me, and Eric “Steel” Thurman in the 1992 film Juice, was recently busted for marijuana possession with an intent to sell.
According to TMZ, Hopkins was stopped by law enforcement in Apex, North Carolina last week for doing 70 in a 55 MPH zone. After getting pulled over, the cops found close to six pounds of marijuana in his trunk—5.7 pounds to be exact.
Hopkins was subsequently arrested for felony drug possession with the intent to sell, and he was hit with a speeding ticket for his lesser transgression.
He was later released on $3,000 bond.
This isn’t’ the first time Hopkins has been indicted for a cannabis-related incident.
Back in December of 2011, the actor was arrested for attempting to buy over 200 pounds of cannabis from an undercover cop.
Hopkins was charged with two felony counts of possessing, transporting and attempting to sell marijuana.
According to police at the time, Hopkins was part of a sting operation set up in Arizona. Hopkins is from