Henry Ruggs, 24, has agreed to a plea deal with prosecutors in his DUI case. Now, he faces between three and10 years in jail, relying on a decide’s subsequent transfer, TMZ reviews.
On Tuesday, the previous Raiders star receiver and his attorneys revealed particulars of the deal at a listening to in a Nevada courtroom. Ruggs agreed to plead responsible to at least one felony rely of DUI leading to demise and one misdemeanor rely of vehicular manslaughter. The costs stem from the lethal 2021 Las Vegas automotive crash he was concerned in.
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Ruggs spoke on the listening to, agreeing to the main points of the plea deal.
Replace: Former #Raiders 1st spherical choose, WR Henry Ruggs, will plead responsible to DUI leading to
demise and one rely of vehicular manslaughter.https://t.co/E3H09wN6rM pic.twitter.com/ii2EJiWbun
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) Could 2, 2023
Decide To Rule On Settlement At One other Listening to Subsequent Week
Subsequent week, a decide will rule on the settlement at one other listening to. Ought to the decide not conform to the main points put forth, Ruggs’ attorneys mentioned the deal permits for his or her consumer to withdraw his responsible pleas and transfer ahead with a trial.
Ruggs’ attorneys, David Z. Chesnoff and Richard A. Schonfeld mentioned that the plea “was step one towards a good decision to this matter.”
“We stay up for closure for all of the events concerned.”
𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Former #Raiders WR Henry Ruggs will plead responsible to DUI leading to
demise and vehicular manslaughter, per @ProFootballTalk pic.twitter.com/B378nGMxS3
— JPAFootball (@jasrifootball) Could 2, 2023
Ruggs Initially Confronted Upwards Of 46 Years In Jail, Instantly Minimize From NFL
As beforehand reported by The Shade Room, officers initially charged Ruggs with 4 felonies and a misdemeanor on this case. Prosecutors mentioned he slammed his Corvette into the again of Tina Tintor’s automotive, killing her and her canine. He was reportedly drunk on the time.
Ruggs was touring at upwards of 158 MPH within the moments earlier than the crash, with a blood alcohol degree at twice the authorized restrict, prosecutors mentioned.
In Dec. 2021, The Shade Room reported that Ruggs was going through upwards of 46 years in jail in relation to the fees.
Because the twelfth general choose within the 2020 NFL Draft, the Raiders instantly lower Henry after the accident, and he hasn’t stepped on the NFL subject ever since.