Former UK basketball player Richie Farmer arrested and charged with DUI

Kernel News Staff

Richie Farmer was arrested and charged with DUI in London, Kentucky, Thursday evening, WKYT reported.

Farmer, a former UK basketball player and Agriculture Commissioner of Kentucky was booked in the Laurel County Detention Center at 6:34 p.m., the report said.

In 2013, Farmer pleaded guilty in federal court to misappropriating funds while in office, according to the WKYT report. He served 27 months in United States Penitentiary-Hazelton in Bruceton, West Virginia, and paid $120,000 in restitution.