NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 21, 1978
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(Studio) Report on heavyweight boxing champ Leon Spinks' arrest in Saint Louis on chgs. of possessing cocaine and marijuana.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Saint Louis, Missouri) Spinks' win over Muhammad Ali to gain boxing title mentioned; film shown, courtesy CBS. Details given concerning initial police halt of Spinks for driving violations on Thursday night and later arrest for possession. [Police sergeant Francis CORONA - describes incident.] Earlier driving violation arrest for Spinks recalled. Possible sentences against Spinks and statements by promoters of Spinks-Ali rematch in September reported.
REPORTER: Al Johnson
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