Former NFL Player Pleads Guilty to Heroin Trafficking
VALDOSTA, GA--Former P.K. Yonge graduate and NFL wide receiver Robert Cedrick Baker III has pleased guilty to heroin trafficking and illegally carrying a firearm in Valdosta, GA.
The 37-year-old Baker maintains a residence in Gainesville.
He played briefly for Miami and Minnesota in the NFL.
He was stopped on a Georgia highway for a traffic violation in January.
Investigators say they found heroin and a semi-automatic pistol during a search of Baker's car.
He faces up to 20 years in prison and a million dollar fine for the drug charge.
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