February 16, 2013
A former four-star defensive end who transferred to Kansas University last year — but left without playing a game after a robbery arrest — was sentenced to three years of probation Friday in Douglas County District Court. Christopher S. Martin, 22, of Oakland, Calif., struggled to speak as he addressed District Judge Paula Martin, taking responsibility for his role in a May 2013 west Lawrence robbery. By Stephen Montemayor
Christopher S. Martin, a 22-year-old former Kansas University football player and one of four men arrested following a May 2013 robbery in west Lawrence, pleaded guilty to felony robbery on Friday after negotiations. By Stephen Montemayor
A former Kansas University football player and one of four men arrested in a May 2013 alleged robbery of cash and marijuana at gunpoint pleaded guilty Thursday on amended charges of felony theft in exchange for testimony against another former player who is also charged. By Stephen Montemayor
A jury trial for former Kansas University football player Chris Martin's robbery case stemming from a May home invasion has been continued to March.
Former Kansas University football player Chris Martin and two other men were bound over for trial today in a robbery case stemming from a May 13 home invasion in southwest Lawrence. Martin has been dismissed from the KU football program and now faces at least 55 months in prison if he is convicted of aggravated robbery. His attorney, Chris Joseph, has said he believes the handgun allegedly involved in the robbery might have been a toy gun, and that he was in plea negotiations with Douglas County prosecutors. By Ian Cummings
Douglas County prosecutors charged junior Kansas University football player Chris Martin and two other men Thursday with aggravated robbery in connection with a May 13 home invasion in southwest Lawrence. Ian Cummings
Three men, including a Kansas University football player, were arrested today in connection with a May 13 armed robbery in the 1900 block of Camelback Drive. Ian Cummings