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Former UA coach files motion to dismiss indictment charges

TUCSON – The legal team of Emanuel “Book” Richardson, the former Arizona men’s basketball assistant coach, has filed a motion to dismiss his indictment Tuesday in connection to a bribery scandal.

Richardson, who was arrested in 2017, faces charges of bribery and obstruction of justice. Officials say the former coach allegedly took cash bribes to deliver star athletes to an adviser or agent.

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes

Anthony Victor Reyes is the lead web content producer at News 4 Tucson. The University of Arizona graduate previously served as an award-winning community reporter at a news publication in Newton, Iowa.
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