Hockey Star Accused Of Drug Trafficking

Hockey Star Accused Of Drug Trafficking
By Eddie Maloney from North Las Vegas, USA (NHL-DUCKS VS. SHARKS) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

The center for the Philadelphia fliers had his cottage raided in his native Finland. Authorities suspect that Jori Lehtera is involved in drug-trafficking.

According to The Smokeroom:

Philadelphia Flyers center Jori Lehtera is in hot water with the Finnish police after his cottage was raided in association with an alleged cocaine ring during the summer, according to TMZ.

The 30-year-old NGL star has denied any involvement with the cocaine scandal for which seven people have already been imprisoned, Finnish news outlets reported. He was not present at the cottage when it was raided.

Police are allegedly concerned about 2 kilograms of coke, worth about $50,000, which may have been distributed in Finland early in 2017. There are at least 23 persons of interest in the case, and police have recovered $700,000 worth of jewelry and other valuables in association with the case, TMZ reported.

The player has still not had any charges formally filed against him.

It remains unclear if he will be charged, but it looks like police are casting a wide net.

 Source: American Update

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