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Report: Bobek enters guilty plea

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- The Jersey Journal is reporting that former U.S. figure skating champion Nicole Bobek has pleaded guilty to her role in a northern New Jersey drug distribution ring.

Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Lisa Ledoux told the newspaper the 32-year-old Bobek pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of conspiring to distribute crystal methamphetamine.

She was among 28 people charged last July. Police say the network distributed $10,000 worth of methamphetamine per week.

At sentencing Aug. 5, Bobek faces a penalty that could range from probation to five years in prison.

Messages left for Bobek and her attorney were not immediately returned Friday.

Bobek, of Jupiter, Fla., won the U.S. figure skating title in 1995.