Martin sentenced to prison in Arkansas drug case

Updated: July 25, 2008, 11:52 AM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Elmer Martin Jr., who played on Arkansas' 1994 NCAA championship basketball team, received a 15-year prison term after pleading guilty to drug charges.

Martin pleaded guilty Thursday to delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor marijuana possession, deputy prosecutor David Harris said. Harris said the delivery charges involved cocaine, and the intent to deliver charges involved cocaine and Ecstasy.

The 36-year-old Martin was sentenced to 30 years with 15 suspended.


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