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Attorney who smuggled drugs in LA courthouse sentenced

Kenneth Markman attempted to smuggle several balloons filled with heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana inside the L.A. County Courthouse in October 2011.
March 16, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An attorney who pleaded no contest to smuggling thousands of dollars worth of drugs into the L.A. County Courthouse has been sentenced.

Kenneth Markman will serve a year in a treatment program and three years on probation. He was arrested in October 2011 while trying to meet with a client.

A security guard found several balloons filled with heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana on an X-ray machine.

Authorities estimate the drugs were valued at about $30,000.


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