Former SU football star Marcus Sales pleads guilty to cocaine distribution

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Former Syracuse University football player Marcus Sales has pled guilty on Tuesday to a federal cocaine distribution conspiracy.

As part of his guilty plea, Sales admitted his involvement in a conspiracy to traffic more than 500 grams of cocaine over a period of several months. Sales also admitted that as part of the conspiracy, he personally redistributed cocaine to others.

The former Orange wide receiver was arrested, along with 14 others, during the FBI investigation. He will be sentenced in December where he faces a mandatory minimum of five years and a maximum of 40 years in prison.


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