former nfl player sentenced to 12 years in prison for cocaine possession - clear plastic film
A former NFL defender has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison after being found to have 600 grams of cocaine.
From 1990 to 1995, Leon Tippins played for the Atlanta Falcons in a separate 10-
On May 2018, police inspected him at his home in rural Georgia, where he was convicted of drug offences.
When the police can't find 52-year-
According to AJC, they walked along the street to his son's home, where Tippins opened the door, allowing police to search his home.
Police found "multiple clear plastic sandwich bags and an open box for food protection vacuum sealer" in the kitchen, and found 22 clear bags containing cocaine in the master bedroom.
In the plea agreement of January, Tippins admitted that he "deliberately had the intention to distribute 612 ".
47 grams of cocaine.
On Thursday, he was sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison, and he will serve his sentence for the rest of his previous drug conviction.
He was released on probation on 2013 for the charge, which expires on 2021.
Click here to get Fox News APPTippins not selected for the 1989 NFL draft after graduating from high school, but played a season with the Dallas Cowboys before joining the Atlanta Falcons in 1990.