NFL receiver Reggie Williams must serve two years of probation for cocaine possession in a case in which a Taser was used to subdue him.
HOUSTON — NFL wide receiver Reggie Williams, a former Washington Husky, must serve two years of probation for cocaine possession in a case in which a Taser was used to subdue him.
Williams on Monday pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance.
A judge sentenced the 25-year-old unrestricted free agent to deferred adjudication and fined him $200.
A district attorney’s office spokeswoman, Donna Hawkins, told The Associated Press that Williams will face random drug testing in Harris County. Hawkins said Williams will not have a felony conviction on his record if he successfully completes probation.
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Williams, who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars the last five seasons, was arrested last month when he allegedly refused to leave a bar in Houston. Police said Williams struggled with two off-duty officers who tried to escort him out and one of them used a Taser on him.
In February, Williams was arrested in Houston on DUI and marijuana charges, which later were dropped.
Williams, a graduate of Lakes High School in Lakewood, was the ninth player taken in the 2004 draft. He caught 37 passes for 364 yards and three touchdowns last season.