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Feds indict Tuskegee assistant football coach Ramone Jardon Nickerson on cocaine and marijuana charges

March 22, 2018  |  Posted by: Michael Falzarano
Feds indict Tuskegee assistant football coach Ramone Jardon Nickerson on cocaine and marijuana charges

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Federal prosecutors have indicted Ramone Jardon Nickerson, a former assistant football coach at Tuskegee University for distributing cocaine and marijuana in Alabama.

In a statement, U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin Sr. announced the arrest of the 33-year-old Nickerson on Wednesday.

According to a Justice Department press release, a federal grand jury indicted the Phenix City resident after he was arrested in Russell County with roughly 3 ounces of cocaine, a pound of marijuana and a .40-caliber handgun.

Tuskegee’s website says Nickerson was a four-year starter before joining the coaching staff in 2006. as a cornerbacks coaach.

Nickerson faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for drug trafficking charges and at least 5 years for a related gun charge. There’s no parole in the federal system.

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