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July 31, 2014

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O.J. Simpson’s Vegas memorabilia back in Calif

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This is O.J. Simpson's booking photo in Nevada's High Desert State Prison.

The footballs, jerseys and framed photographs that landed O.J. Simpson in prison are now in the hands of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says a box of memorabilia Simpson claimed he was trying to retrieve from a Las Vegas hotel room arrived Friday. The hotel confrontation led to the former football star's conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping.

Sheriff's officials say they are waiting to hear from Simpson nemesis Fred Goldman before deciding what to do with the material. It could go to auction to help settle a wrongful death judgment Goldman and others won against Simpson in 1997.

Simpson was acquitted in criminal court of the 1994 murders of Goldman's son, Ronald, and Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson but was found liable for their deaths in civil court.

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