June 29, 1989
Running back Kevin Mack of the Cleveland Browns was arrested Wednesday when Cleveland police found him in possession of 10 to 12 packages of a white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine. Cmdr. Robert Bolton said that Mack, 26, was arrested without incident in a neighborhood with a reputation for drug trafficking. Two men and a woman riding in Mack's car were also taken into custody. Police said they saw Mack involved in what they believed to be a drug transaction, adding that they found a pipe and vial of the type used to cook cocaine powder in his possession.
July 25, 1989 |
Browns fullback Kevin Mack pleaded innocent today to drug-trafficking charges in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court and was allowed to remain free on $2,500 bond. Mack, 26, who was arrested June 28, stood with his hands folded in front of him before Judge William E. Aurelius. He was indicted July 10 on one felony count each of cocaine possession, cocaine trafficking, possession of criminal tools, and using a motor vehicle for drug abuse.
August 14, 1989 |
A Sept. 18 trial date has been set for the cocaine trafficking case of Cleveland Browns running back Kevin Mack, his defense attorney, Gerald Golden, said today. Mack, 26, was arrested June 28 in his car at a Cleveland street corner. He was indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury July 10 on one felony count each of cocaine possession, cocaine trafficking, possession of criminal tools and using a motor vehicle for drug abuse. If convicted on all counts, Mack could face up to 20 years in prison.
August 30, 1989 |
Browns running back Kevin Mack pleaded guilty today to an amended charge of using cocaine on June 28. Mack, 26, was indicted July 10 on charges of cocaine possession and sale, aggravated drug trafficking and possession of criminal tools--the car in which he was arrested. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard J. McMonagle said he would sentence Mack after receiving a pre-sentence parole and drug dependency test.
November 6, 1989 |
Cleveland Browns running back Kevin Mack was granted probation today, permitting his release after serving one month of a six-month prison term for using cocaine. Judge Richard J. McMonagle of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court granted Mack two-year probation, effective immediately, along with several requirements, including regular urine testing for drug abuse. "There's something I want you to know. You have one dirty urine, and I'll send you back to prison," McMonagle said.
September 1, 1989 |
Fullback Kevin Mack of the Cleveland Browns was suspended for 30 days for violating the National Football League drug policy, Commissioner Pete Rozelle announced Thursday. Mack was charged with drug abuse, sale and aggravated drug trafficking after Cleveland police found 11 $50 bags of crack cocaine in his car last June. After reaching a plea bargain, Mack pleaded guilty to one count of drug abuse Wednesday.
December 13, 1988 |
Injuries to Cleveland Browns' quarterback Bernie Kosar and fullback Kevin Mack make them questionable for Sunday's crucial regular season-ending game with the Houston Oilers, a Cleveland team spokesman said. Kevin Byrne, a team spokesman, said Kosar, Mack and four teammates who returned from Monday night's losing game at Miami limited their team activities today to exams by Dr. John Bergfeld, the team physician. Kosar was knocked out of the Miami game with 9:17 left with a sprained left knee.