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Chargers | Kiel pleads not guilty to drug trafficking

The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers S Terrence Kiel pleaded not guilty Tuesday, Oct. 3 to charges he shipped bottles of codeine-based cough syrup to Texas. Deputy District Attorney James Fontaine said Kiel faces a maximum of seven years and four months in state prison if convicted of all five felony drug counts. Drug Enforcement Administration officials said Kiel admitted to shipping at least two parcels of prescription cough syrup to Texas via FedEx. The agency has found widespread abuse in Texas of codeine-based cough syrup mixed with soft drinks or drugs. Fontaine said the district attorney's office is still investigating where Kiel got the cough syrup. Kiel is cooperating with the investigation, according to his attorney Robert Grimes.

2006-10-03 22:16:54 | Source:

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