Former Professional Football Player Charged with Multiple Drug Offenses

A former professional football player found himself in trouble with the law after selling an undercover officer marijuana. Torin Tucker, who used to start for the Dallas Cowboys, was taken into custody on felony weapons and drug charges in Tampa. Tucker, 32, last played football for the Sacramento Mountain Lions. He is currently working as a bouncer in a night club where he committed the alleged drug crime. According to reports, the undercover officer approached him and Tucker sold him $20 worth of marijuana. He was immediately detained for questioning, at which point the policeman charged him with a long list of crimes: misdemeanor possession of marijuana, possession of cocaine and marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

These charges came after Tucker was searched by the undercover officer. During the search, the policeman found 18 packages of marijuana that had been pre-packaged for sale, along with a personal handgun. Were you charged with a drug-related offense in Florida? If so, contact Thomas & Paulk now to get immediate legal help from a Tampa criminal defense attorney will have your rights and best interests in mind at all times.