Iowa Hawkeyes College Football Team Player Derrell Johnson Koulianos Arrested On Drug Charges

December 8th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
derrell-johnson-koulianos1Iowa, Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wide receiver of Iowa Hawkeyes college football team, Derrell Johnson-Koulianos has been arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. The media outlets reported that Iowa City Police has arrested the wide receiver for possessing controlled substances, unlawful possession of prescription drug. After the arrest, the coach of his team Kirk Ferentz has announced that the player is suspended from his team owing to his arrest on drug charges.

A source close to the Iowa City Police said that Derrell Johnson-Koulianos was later released from Johnson County Jail after he posted $8,000 bail. The sources reveal that the player might have to make a court appearance on Wednesday to explain and hear the the decision of the jury regarding the charges against him. On the other hand, this news of arrest came as a shock to his team and the coach told a reputed media source that he is disappointed to learn about the charges against Derrell Johnson-Koulianos. He also said that the wide receiver has been suspended from all the team activities.

The legal documents stated that Derrell Johnson-Koulianos was arrested after the law enforcement officials searched his home. The search team said that they found more than $3,000 in cash, cocaine, marijuana and prescription drugs at his home. However, the police did not reveal anything about the circumstances which prompted the search. The law enforcement officials did not comment if the player has hired any attorney. However, police said that if convicted, Derrell Johnson-Koulianos might have to face prison sentence. The law enforcement officials reportedly said that they administered urine test and the result showed positive. The player even admitted that he uses cocaine and he takes these drugs from his friends.

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