Bud Mackey Arrested Again

A former central Kentucky high school basketball star is once again in trouble with the law.

Police arrested Bud Mackey on Wednesday night in Lexington, this time for possession of a handgun by a felon and receiving stolen property.

A judge sentenced Mackey to sixty days in jail back in October for bringing cocaine onto Scott County High School's campus.

The judge gave him a reduced sentence at time time so it wouldn't interfere with Mackey's plans to start college this past January.


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  • by Mr. T Location: Funkytown on Mar 23, 2011 at 07:05 AM
    As if the story is not bad enough, the spelling and grammar of a lot of people is even worse!
  • by Gtown tee Location: lexington on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:33 AM
    y would u ppl say these type of things about a person dnt even know, ive known bud 4 7yrs now and hes really a wonderful person. yes he got caught up n badd things && now hes payin the price but every1 maks mistakes, u shouldnt judge ppl by their flaws. God loves all his childern kno matter the situation. So please jus pray 4 him
  • by concerned Mom Location: kentucky on May 19, 2009 at 05:44 PM
    We never know when we or our children or anyone of our loved ones will ever face a difficult situation. Instead of being so judgmental and even racist, wait until the facts come out and then pray that this individual turns his life around. You may not be in the SAME situation but GOD can make it far worse on you by being so cruel to a fellow human being. Punishment, I agree. But to completely hope he fails in life is just being mean and hateful. Some of you question his upbringing (parents) and when you read some of your comments......(hatred, racism,spelling,etc...)
  • by Al Sharpton Location: NYC on May 16, 2009 at 01:18 PM
    400 years of oppression was just too much for da boy to bear. I be coming to help him if he ax me to.
  • by Do Da Location: pokie on May 16, 2009 at 01:09 PM
    Do da bus stop hweear.
  • by Dave Location: Garden Springs on May 16, 2009 at 09:58 AM
    Well so much for my Mr. T advice, "Don't do drugs, Stay in school fool" Good job looking like my favorite "A-Team" member. Can I have your Mr. T starter kit?
  • by ninja Location: everywhere on May 16, 2009 at 08:42 AM
    brandy-------lol---------you are a joke
  • by Anonymous on May 16, 2009 at 08:28 AM
    Why can't we focus on something else. Big deal. a FORNER basketball star. The only reason anybody brings up a drug dealer because he is black and a FORMER basketball star. He is now just a THUG.
  • by Fred Location: Lexington on May 16, 2009 at 04:45 AM
    I think they'll love that little mohawk in the pokey..
  • by GrillDaddy Location: MODEF Records on May 16, 2009 at 04:27 AM
    Nah, the brotha won't never play for the NBA, but now that he has a record of guns & drugs he has the street credibility to become a major Hippity Hop Arteest! I see BIG TIME in his future. Peace/Out!

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