Man Pleads Not Guilty in Connection With ’94 Theft of O.J. Simpson’s Heisman From USC

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An Apple Valley man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to trying to sell O.J. Simpson's 1968 Heisman Trophy after it was stolen from a display case at USC more than 20 years ago.

Lewis Eugene Starks Jr., 56, appeared in court Wednesday to answer to one count of receiving stolen property, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Starks was arrested Monday after a lengthy investigation. The trophy has been recovered.

Prosecutors accused Starks of trying to sell the trophy late last year, even though it was known to be stolen.

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