Ex OU Football Player Accused of Selling Crack-Cocaine
By Homa Bash
A former football player for the University of Oklahoma was arrested by Tulsa Police officers for selling crack-cocaine Wednesday.36-year-old Demond Parker, an ex-running back for the Sooners, was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday for failing to stop at a stop sign in the 3500 block of N. Lansing.According to a police report, Parker was seen shoving something under his seat as officers arrived.Officers also noted a machete in the backseat of the vehicle, so they removed all of the occupants.As they were patting them down, police said they felt a pill bottle in Parker's pocket.When asked if the were prescription pills, Parker reportedly responded with, "No sir, it's weed."A search of the vehicle found another pill bottle filled with 28 grams of cocaine under the front passenger's seat, police said.Parker was arrested on that marijuana possession charge, a crack-base trafficking charge, and an outstanding warrant.He is being held in the Tulsa Co. Jail on a $25,000 bond.
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