'Kiss Cam' Man Sent To Slam

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A wanted man arrested after his parole officer spotted him kissing his girlfriend on the scoreboard at a Cincinnati Reds game pleaded guilty to drug charges Monday.

David Horton was sentenced to two years in prison for trafficking and possession of cocaine, and 2½ years for violating his parole.

He faced up to 18 years in prison.

Horton and his parole officer attended the May 7 Reds game in which the smooching couple appeared on the "Kiss Cam" at Great American Ball Park. The parole officer and a police officer arrested Horton at his front-row seat.

Horton had been arrested March 27 and was indicted for trafficking and possession of cocaine. He was accused of failing to appear in court on those charges.

Horton, 24, was convicted of felonious assault in 1999 for stabbing two men. He was granted parole after serving two years of a four-year prison sentence.

"Out of all the coincidences, we had 20- or 30-thousand people at the ballpark and who do they put on the 'Kiss Cam'? And then, who is there but his parole officer?" said Richard Goldberg, Horton's attorney.
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