Posted June 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Bill Self
TEAMS: Kansas Jayhawks
A Kansas man at the center of a large-scale marijuana case allegedly supplied the drug to multiple players from the 2010-11 Kansas men's basketball team, a federal prosecutor said. The Kansas City Star reported Friday (http://bit.ly/OKVO4p) that an assistant U.S. attorney made the claim during a June 18 detention hearing for Samuel Villeareal III. The 32-year-old from Overland Park was among numerous defendants charged June 11 with a scheme to distribute more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana in Johnson and Douglas counties. His attorney, Jonathan A. Bortnick, said he had no comment. A court transcript obtained by The Star shows the prosecutor, Terra Moorhead, claimed during the hearing that Villeareal supplied pot to multiple members of the Jayhawks' squad. Jim Cross, spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office, said in an email to the AP that he could confirm that the federal prosecutor stated during a hearing ''that the defendant sold marijuana to members of the...
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