A former college basketball star has been arrested.
Richie Farmer, who starred at Kentucky in the early 1990s, was arrested in London, Ky.. Police arrested the former star guard on DUI charges.
The 48-year-old was reportedly booked into the Laurel County Detention Center earlier this evening.
This is not the first time Farmer has faced trouble with the law. From WKYT:
He served a 27-month sentence for misappropriating government resources while in office, including having state workers build a basketball court for him at his house. He pleaded guilty in federal court and circuit court in the fall of 2013 to government corruption charges.
He reported to the United States Penitentiary-Hazelton in Bruceton, West Virginia in March 2014.
In addition to prison time, Farmer was ordered to pay the state more than $120,000 in restitution.
Farmer, who starred in high school in Kentucky, is part of one of the Wildcats' most-legendary senior classes. He was part of Kentucky's 1992 season that ended with that epic NCAA Tournament game against Duke (the one with the Christian Laettner shot).
He, Sean Woods, John Pelphrey and Deron Feldhaus were dubbed "The Unforgettables" after the 1991-92 season.
Stay tuned for more updates.