DALLAS (January 4, 2011) -- A federal grand jury has indicted former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd on drug conspiracy and possession charges after he and another man were accused of trying to establish a drug-dealing network.
The indictment Wednesday accuses Hurd and codefendant Toby Lujan on single counts of cocaine possession and conspiracy to possess cocaine. It also seeks forfeiture of $88,000 in cash by Lujan and a 2010 Cadillac Escalade by Hurd.
If convicted, both could be sentenced to 10 years to life in
Hurd was arrested Dec. 14 outside a Chicago steakhouse after
authorities said he agreed to buy a kilogram of cocaine from an
undercover agent. The Chicago Bears cut the former Dallas Cowboys
receiver Dec. 16, two days after his arrest.