The Associated Press reported that former NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 220 months or just over 18 years in federal prison for drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states.
On Thursday morning, the former standout New arrived in federal court in New Orleans with his hands and feet shackled and wearing orange prison garb where Judge Jane Triche Milazzo sentenced Sharper. The former football star had pleaded guilty or no-contest to charges from the allegations of drugging and raping women in Louisiana, Arizona, California, and Nevada.
In June, prosecutors were in favor of a prison term of nine years for Sharper, but Milazzo rejected the notion because she believed it was too lenient of a sentence for his vile crimes.
Sharper played for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, and New Orleans Saints. He finished his career with 63 interceptions, 6th on the NFL’s all-time leader list at the time of his retirement. Sharper was also known as “one of the most hardest hittin’ safety’s in the league,” and may soon be the most hardest hit new fish in prison.
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