Бывший игрок НБА Джим Фармер не признает себя виновным в торговле людьми


(MURFREESBORO, Tenn.) — A tall jury has brought costs in a intercourse trafficking case against musty NBA player and one-time University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer, who was caught up in an undercover legislation enforcement sting closing October.

Farmer, 55, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested all every other time after being indicted by the Rutherford County tall jury with attempted trafficking for sexual servitude, attempted solicitation of a minor and attempted patronizing of a prostitute, news retailers reported. He was released the identical day, Jan. 10, on $100,000 bond.

Farmer will plead not responsible to the fresh costs at his subsequent court look, his attorneys Worrick Robinson and Will Fraley stated in a joint assertion,The Day-to-day News Journalreported. His legal professionals puzzled why his case was introduced to the tall jury after a prefer dropped his initial costs for lack of probable residence off.

In line with an affidavit from the first arrest, Farmer responded to an adult escort commercial for meeting a juvenile for intercourse, communicating with an undercover officer who identified herself as a 16-twelve months-extinct girl. Farmer allegedly agreed to pay $170 to dangle intercourse with the girl, and was arrested after arriving at the agreed location on Oct. 25.

Farmer was a leading scorer at Alabama sooner than being picked within the first round of the NBA draft in 1987. He spent six seasons within the league, then went on to work as a country singer and model.

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