Davon Lawrence, 21, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was in a car in a business parking lot on Portion Road at 3:30 p.m. Friday, police said, when he was arrested by Fifth Precinct officers on the drug possession charges.
The university said early Wednesday: "We are aware of the situation, and Stony Brook Athletics does not in any way condone the alleged behavior that resulted in these charges. . . . The student has been removed from the team effective immediately; we fully support and are committed to following the judicial process and will respond accordingly."