High School Basketball Star Arrested On Drug Charges

27 NEWSFIRST has learned that Scott County basketball star Bud Mackey has been arrested on drug charges.

Georgetown Police tell us they they took Mackey into custody for drug possession Friday afternoon at the high school.

Mackey is charged with trafficking in a controlled substance, which we're told was crack cocaine, and trafficking within one thousand yards of a school. Both charges are felonies. Mackey could face prison if convicted.

Mackey is a favorite for Mr. Basketball honors this season and has verbally committed to play at Indiana.

He led Scott County to the 2007 state championship where he was named Sweet 16 MVP.

Mackey is being held on a $10,000 cash bond and will appear in court on Tuesday.

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  • by Anonymous on Oct 3, 2007 at 10:54 PM
    il take your bet. this isn't marijuana, his is cocaine and at a school. thats two felonies and hes not in the nba. this is a very sad situation and i pray for mr.mackey and his family.
  • by Anonymous Location: Scott Co on Oct 1, 2007 at 05:52 PM
    Its a sad sitution but he knows better.Scott County basketball progam makes me sick.
  • by Rick Location: Georgetown on Sep 30, 2007 at 03:24 PM
    Ill bet you five bucks he will get out of it because he plays basketball
  • by Anonymous on Sep 29, 2007 at 03:41 PM
    I'm sorry that he got mixed up in this, but I'm glad he was caught and arrested.


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