Marcus Vick gets 5 days in Va jail for contempt

Associated Press  |  Last updated January 09, 2013
A judge has sentenced Marcus Vick to five days in jail for failing to produce adequate documentation about his financial status by a court-ordered deadline. Plaintiff Barbara Ferguson's attorney, Kris Olin, says the judge sentenced the former Virginia Tech quarterback and younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles QB Michael Vick for contempt of court during a telephone conference Wednesday. Circuit Court Judge Brett Geisler issued a warrant for Marcus Vick's arrest. The Carroll County judge was brought in to hear the Montgomery County civil case over a $40,000 promissory note. Vick's lawyer, Jimmy Turk, says he hopes Vick will be able to provide additional documents or a reason why he's unable to do so. Virginia Tech dismissed Vick in 2006 and he was released by the Miami Dolphins a year later.
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