Sam Hurd's trial delayed to August
DALLAS -- A federal judge has delayed the drug conspiracy trial for former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd until August.
Complaint Against Hurd
Sam Hurd was arrested and faces charges of buying drugs with intent to distribute. Check out the criminal complaint against him. Complaint
U.S. District Judge Jorge Solis granted the delay until Aug. 6 at the request of Hurd's co-defendant, Toby Lujan. Trial had been set for April 2.
Hurd is a former Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys player. He and Lujan are accused of trying to buy large quantities of marijuana and cocaine to launch a drug-distribution network. The 26-year-old Hurd was arrested Dec. 14 outside a Chicago-area steakhouse, and he was cut shortly afterward by the Bears.
Hurd and Lujan have pleaded not guilty.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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