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    Monday, May 19, 2008

    Parker Gets Plea Deal

    According to a story in The Palm Beach Post, Florida State football player Preston Parker pleaded guilty today in a Palm Beach County courthouse to a misdemeanor charge of carrying a concealed weapon and has been suspended for the first two games of the 2008 season by the university.

    Parker also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession. He agreed to serve 12 months of probation, which will include substance abuse evaluation within 30 days, periodic drug tests at his own expense, 50 hours of community service, $243 in court costs and one day in jail that was satisfied with time served.

    Parker will also have to forfeit his firearm but still has the right to carry a firearm in the future.

    As part of the plea agreement, the felony charge will not be prosecuted.

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