Bengals WR Jerome Simpson Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge, Jail Time Possible

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    Cincinnati Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson has pleaded guilty to a drug charge as part of an agreement with prosecutors that could send him to jail. Simpson was indicted for trafficking in marijuana after a shipment from California was tracked to his home in northern Kentucky, he pleaded guilty in Kenton County Circuit Court on Thursday to a felony count of a prohibited act relating to a controlled substance. The agreement with prosecutors includes a recommended 60-day jail sentence that would include a work release provision. Judge Gregory Bartlett set an April 5 sentencing hearing on whether to accept it. Simpson also faces a suspension from the NFL for violating its conduct policy, he's a free agent after completing his four-year deal with the Bengals.

    Source: Associated Press
    Last edited: Mar 1, 2012

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