Suspended South Carolina guard Sindarius Thornwell was arrested for possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license in May.
Thornwell was booked into the Lexington County Detention Center, according to an incident report from the Cayce Department of Public Safety. He paid a fine.
Thornwell, the No. 16 Gamecocks’ leading scorer and rebounder for their first six games, was suspended indefinitely by coach Frank Martin on Dec. 4 for violating athletic department policy. Martin has said he will not detail Thornwell’s transgression, calling it a “mental mistake.”
The Post and Courier of Charleston first reported Thornwell’s arrest.
A team spokeswoman said Tuesday nothing had changed with Thornwell’s suspension and would not say if the arrest figured into the discipline.