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Jarrett Stoll, Kings forward, has felony cocaine charge dismissed

​Los Angeles Kings centre Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool. A felony charge of cocaine possession was dismissed.

Pleads guilty to misdemeanors in cocaine case

Former Kings forward Jarret Stoll has found a new hockey home with the New York Rangers, signing a reported one-year, $800,000 US free-agent contract. In June, the centre was charged with felony cocaine possession stemming from his April 17 arrest at a Las Vegas Strip pool. (Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press/File)

Los Angeles Kings centre JarretStoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool.

Defence attorneys David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld appeared in court Thursday in Las Vegas for the 33-year-old Stoll, a native of Melville, Sask., to submit a written plea to breach of the peace and trespassing.

A felony charge of cocaine possession was dismissed.

Chesnoff says Stoll was sentenced to 32 hours of community service with the Salvation Army in Las Vegas and will create a program to teach youths the dangers of the use of alcohol and controlled substances.

Security guards at MGM Grand's Wet Republic pool found what police believed to be 3.3 grams of cocaine and several ecstasy capsules in Stoll's pocket April 17.

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