Sam Hurd Indicted By Feds Over Drug Charges
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Former Cowboys and Chicago Bears receiver Sam Hurd was indicted Wednesday by a Federal Grand Jury in Dallas on cocaine distribution charges, along with his co-conspirator Toby Lujan.
Hurd was arrested December 14, 2011 in Chicago after meeting with an undercover agent where he was interested in buying five to10 kilograms of cocaine and 1,000 pounds of marijuana per week for distribution in the Chicago area.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Lujan, 26 of Dallas.
In addition to the federal charge, prosecutors have moved to seize all property that may have come from illegal drug dealing.
Hurd was released on $100,000 bond December 16th, the same day he was cut by the Bears.
If convicted, the conspiracy count carries a statutory sentence of 10 years to life in prison and a $10 million fine. The possession with intent to distribute count carries, upon conviction, a statutory sentence of five to 40 years in prison and a five million dollar fine.