He was accused of illegally acquiring, transporting, manufacturing, processing, and acquisition of psychotropic drugs, narcotic substances, or precursors.

Griner pleaded guilty to all charges on July 7, more than 4 months after her arrest. According to ReutersGriner stated that she had not acted deliberately. She said, per the outlet: “I would like to plead guilty. She said, “But it was not my intention. “I didn’t intend to violate the law.”