Former UK basketball star, Ag Commissioner Richie Farmer pleads not guilty to DUI
Former Kentucky agricultural commissioner and UK basketball star Richie Farmer has pleaded not guilty to DUI.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Former Kentucky agricultural commissioner and UK basketball star Richie Farmer has pleaded not guilty to DUI.
On Tuesday, a judge ordered Farmer to surrender his driver's license.
The 48-year-old is accused of driving under the influence after police in London, Kentucky pulled him over in March for driving erratically.
According to the arrest report, Farmer failed a field sobriety test and refused a blood test, when a London Police officer pulled him over on Interstate 75 at about 3 p.m. March 22.
However, the arrest report states he admitted taking two hydrocodone pills and two "somas" - a muscle relaxant - and said he had not eaten.
He previously served 27 months in prison for misappropriating government money while in office.
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