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Yang Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

Posted: Wednesday, September 8th, 2010 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith

Matthew Choung Yang of Knoxville pled guilty to a controlled substance violation at his arraignment Friday. 21 year-old Yang attempted to sell marijuana to a Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force officer who was working at the Knoxville Raceway the Thursday of Nationals. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. Yang was released on his own recognizance pending sentencing which is set for October 15th at 9:30am in the Marion County Courthouse.