DUI trial date set for former NFL star Marshawn Lynch following his arrest final yr

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By Stacy Connor


A November trial has been scheduled for former NFL working again Marshawn Lynch on misdemeanor prices following his arrest a yr in the past on suspicion of drunken driving when he was present in a broken luxurious sports activities automobile on a downtown Las Vegas avenue.

Las Vegas Municipal Court docket Choose Cedric Kerns on Monday scheduled a two-day trial starting Nov. 8 on the fees, which additionally embrace failure to drive in a journey lane and driving an unregistered car.

Lynch pleaded not responsible in March to all prices and didn’t attend the transient scheduling listening to, the Las Vegas Assessment-Journal reported. His protection attorneys, Richard Schonfeld and David Chesnoff, declined to remark to the newspaper and The Related Press.

EX-NFL RUNNING BACK MARSHAWN LYNCH ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF DUI

Police stated Lynch, now 37, was discovered asleep about 7:30 a.m. Aug. 9, 2022, behind the wheel of an “undriveable” 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 that had one entrance wheel lacking and a rear wheel broken and “about to fall off.”

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Seattle Seahawks working again Marshawn Lynch walks off the sector after NFL soccer observe in Renton, Washington, on Dec. 27, 2019. (AP Photograph/Ted S. Warren, File)

Schonfeld and Chesnoff have argued that Lynch was not stopped by police whereas driving and the car was parked so he cannot be charged with DUI.

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In Nevada, an individual within the driver’s seat of a car may be deemed to be in bodily management of the car.

Lynch performed 12 season the NFL, principally with the Seattle Seahawks, earlier than retiring in 2019.

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He was a five-time Professional Bowl choose, amassing 10,413 profession speeding yards and 85 speeding touchdowns from 2007-19 with the Seahawks, the Buffalo Payments and the Oakland Raiders.



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