Former Chargers QBLeaf Surrenders On Burglary, Drug Charges In Texas - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Former Chargers QBLeaf Surrenders On Burglary, Drug Charges In Texas

Posted: Updated:

CANYON, Texas (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has surrendered to Texas authorities to face burglary and drug-related charges.

Attorney Bill Kelly says Leaf turned himself in Friday at the Randall County Jail in Canyon, where the former No. 2 pick was indicted in May after coaching quarterbacks at West Texas A&M for three seasons. Kelly says Leaf posted $15,000 bail and headed back to Washington state.

Leaf faces one count of burglary and eight drug-related counts associated with the painkiller Hydrocodone. He was arrested Wednesday in Washington state after entering the U.S. from Canada. He posted bond there and flew to Texas.

San Diego drafted Leaf out of Washington State in 1998, and the Chargers released him after three disastrous seasons. He played part of one year for the Dallas Cowboys.

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

    Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

    Sunday, July 22 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-07-22 19:09:41 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-07-23 06:11:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Super). Francesco Molinari of Italy holds the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday July 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Jon Super). Francesco Molinari of Italy holds the trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Sunday July 22, 2018.
    Francesco Molinari outplays Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and everyone else to claim the British Open. 
    Francesco Molinari outplays Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and everyone else to claim the British Open. 
  • Padres split doubleheader with Phillies

    Padres split doubleheader with Phillies

    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-07-23 01:17:29 GMT

    Vince Velasquez allowed two hits over seven innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Sunday for a doubleheader split.

     

    Vince Velasquez allowed two hits over seven innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Sunday for a doubleheader split.

     
  • Jockey Victor Espinoza injured at Del Mar racetrack after horse collapses, dies

    Jockey Victor Espinoza injured at Del Mar racetrack after horse collapses, dies

    Sunday, July 22 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-07-22 21:11:09 GMT

    A horse died during training at the Del Mar racetrack on Sunday, injuring jockey Victor Espinoza. 

     

    A horse died during training at the Del Mar racetrack on Sunday, injuring jockey Victor Espinoza. 

     
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.