Santa Cruz: Pro surfer due in court in November on drug charges

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Pro surfer due in court in November on drug charges

By Stephen Baxter
Posted: 09/26/2011 09:08:10 PM PDT
Updated: 09/26/2011 09:09:38 PM PDT

SANTA CRUZ – Santa Cruz pro surfer Anthony Ruffo is due in court Nov. 15 to set a date for a jury trial, according to court records.

Ruffo is charged with possession of drugs for sale and faces more than five years in prison if convicted, prosecutors said. Ruffo was convicted in October 2005 for possession of drugs for sale and sentenced to probation and a 90-day treatment program, according to court records. He was arrested again in July 2010 after drugs were seized at his home on the 1400 block of Laurel Street, according to records.

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