Police: college baseball player had 1,100 pills

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (AP) - Police in Georgetown arrested a college baseball player who was found with 1,100 prescription drug pills.

Michael Syrett plays shortstop for Georgetown College's baseball team. Police arrested him Friday night and charged him with trafficking in a controlled substance.

Police says Syrett had the Percocet pills on the college's campus. The pills are reportedly are worth about $33,000 on the street.

Todd Gambill, Georgetown College's dean of students, says the college has cooperated with police in their investigation. He says Syrett's future as a student at the college will depend on the investigation.

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