Obstruction charges gone, but perjury charges persist

Updated: June 12, 2003, 7:15 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Obstruction of justice charges against Sacramento Kings forward Chris Webber and his father were dropped by federal prosecutors Thursday, but perjury charges against the two still stand.

Webber, his father, Mayce Webber Jr., and his aunt, Charlene Johnson, were indicted last year and accused of lying to a federal grand jury about money authorities say the player received from former University of Michigan booster Ed Martin, who died Feb. 15.

The charges against Johnson were ...

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