MONROEVILLE, Pa. -- Former NFL player Bob Buczkowski was
charged with running a prostitution ring with his girlfriend.
Buczkowski and Amy Schifano were arrested Thursday on drug,
prostitution, corrupt organization and other charges. They face a
preliminary hearing Oct. 6.
Buczkowski, a 41-year-old former defensive lineman at
Pittsburgh, played in the NFL for three years, beginning in 1987.
He made appearances for the Raiders and Cardinals before playing 15
games for Cleveland in 1990. He was hampered by back problems and
cut by Seattle in 1991.
Attorney General Tom Corbett said the operation did business
through ads in a weekly entertainment newspaper and generated up to
$1 million in prostitution and drug sales from February 2003 until
Buczkowski and Schifano also were accused of arranging drug
sales in the Monroeville area and using the escort service's cell
phones to set up the deals.