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Saints News, 1/13/15: Darren Sharper To Face Federal Charges In New Orleans

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From USA Today: In paperwork filed Monday, Magistrate Judge Michael North ordered that Sharper be brought to New Orleans by Feb. 23 to face his arraignment on three counts in which Sharper is accused of drugging women with an Ambien-like drug in order to knock them out and sexually assault them. The extradition will put the federal case ahead of the separate state rape charges he faces in New Orleans, Tempe, Arizona and Los Angeles. Sharper will be transferred by U.S. Marshals from Los Angeles County Jail, where he has been held without bond since March 2014. The formal extradition demand – a writ of habeas corpus – comes in the form of an order from the President of the United States and cannot be challenged.

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