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Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Posted on: January 19, 2012 12:41 pm
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SimpsonBy Josh Katzowitz

Less than a month ago, Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson was the toast of the NFL after his flip heard ‘round the world was recognized as one of the greatest plays of the season.*

Now, Simpson has to face the fact he might not be playing football again in the near future.

As the Cincinnati Enquirer reports, Simpson was indicted Thursday on charges that hewas trafficking marijuana over eight ounces and less than five pounds. The charge, the newspaper writes, is a Class D felony that could lead to a punishment of one to five years in prison.

Simpson, you’ll recall, was detained and questioned by Kenton County, Ky,. police after Simpson’s girlfriend signed for a package at his home that contained a 2.5 pound bag of high-grade marijuana from California.

Authorities said it was “a controlled delivery to a house that was set up as a distribution network,” and inside the home, police allegedly found six more pounds of pot, scales and packaging material.

Bengals offensive tackle Anthony Collins also was at Simpson’s home at the time, but he wasn’t indicted.

“Unfortunately I was just in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Collins said at the time. “However, I do want to take this opportunity to let my fans, friends and family know that I had no part in the reported activities at Jerome’s home. I have done nothing wrong and I have not been charged with doing anything wrong. So far as I know, I am no longer a part of any investigation.”

Unfortunately for Simpson, he can’t say the same thing.

*Of course, it made for an easy “OMG, look how high he got on that play.”

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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 11:02 am
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

what do you expect he plays for the Bungles.  A professional athletemaking millions and he's involved with dealing pot.  What a complete moron.



Since: Jan 20, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 10:28 am
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Simpson may have been careless, but "stupid" applies to a culture that continues to ban a harmless substance ingested by an estimated 40 million Americans. Why do we continue to make criminals out of ourselves? We have now had three consecutive presidents who have smoked the weed, yet all haven't had the balls to take mj out of the Class I narcotics substance schedule, because they're afraid to be labeled "soft on crime." Ban Simpson for life? It would probably make morons like mjnot 23 happier to spend $30k a year, out of tax-payer funds, to incarcerate Simpson than to admit Prohibition II is an utter failure.     kt777



Since: Dec 31, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 3:03 am
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

It seems like talented but touched wide receivers find their way to Cinncinatti. When I look at Simpson all I can think about is chad Henry. I hope for Simpsons sake he does not meet the same fate.



Since: Dec 31, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 3:03 am
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

It seems like talented but touched wide receivers find their way to Cinncinatti. When I look at Simpson all I can think about is chad Henry. I hope for Simpsons sake he does not meet the same fate.



Since: Jun 2, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 1:21 am
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Bahhahhahahahahhahahahhahaha..... Hahahhahahahahahaha!



Since: Sep 21, 2010
Posted on: January 19, 2012 11:44 pm
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

the Bungles should trade him to the Raiders so he can say he had a prescription fot the weed...oh, wait, they got no more picks left to trade away. Oh my, he's going to go to jail for something even the judge who wiil sentence him does too. Life sucks man!



Since: Jun 30, 2007
Posted on: January 19, 2012 6:28 pm
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

High grade cali aint a crime in my book. 



Since: May 20, 2007
Posted on: January 19, 2012 5:39 pm
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Oh sorry about that Ohio. This happened in KY. I already know to stay the hell away from there.



Since: May 20, 2007
Posted on: January 19, 2012 5:37 pm
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Note to self. Stay the HELL OUT OF OHIO! Legalize it!



Since: Apr 3, 2007
Posted on: January 19, 2012 4:23 pm
 

Jerome Simpson indicted on drug charge

Smokin that Barney Fife



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