Second CHS football player arrested in drug case
Wayne Thomas, Staff Writer
A second teenager has been arrested in a drug case that involved the arrest of a juvenile Coffee County Central High School football player and an adult last week. The second teen, who is also a juvenile football player at CHS, was charged with three counts of conspiracy to sell schedule VI (marijuana) in a drug free zone. The juvenile’s names are not being released by authorities.
Another teenage juvenile and an adult were arrested last Thursday night after Manchester Police Department made a large marijuana buy from a star football player.
Police seized 10 pounds of marijuana as well as seizing several weapons and a vehicle.
C.L. Brown, 46, of Goodman Trace, Manchester, was charged with six counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of firearm by a felon.
The two teenagers appeared in juvenile court Wednesday morning and were released to their parents and/or guardians. They are to return to juvenile court on Oct. 9 for a hearing.
Brown appeared in Coffee County General Sessions Court Tuesday and an attorney was appointed to represent him. He is scheduled to appear again Sept. 24. He is currently being held on $285,000 bond.
According to authorities, Brown is scheduled to appear in an Arizona courtroom Sept. 9 on drug charges there.
Manchester Police say that the investigation into the case is continuing.