Ex-Olympic Skater Bobek Busted in Meth Ring

1998 Olympian pleads not guilty
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 7, 2009 11:14 AM CDT
Ex-Olympic Skater Bobek Busted in Meth Ring
Nicole Bobek is seen in a 1992 photo.   (Getty Images)

Former US Olympic figure skater Nicole Bobek has a new career, allegedly: drug dealer. Bobek, 31, pleaded not guilty yesterday to a charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, the AP reports. A New Jersey prosecutor tells Fox affiliate WNYW-TV that the 1995 US champion “was actively involved in the upper echelon of this ring.” (Read more Nicole Bobek stories.)

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