On Wednesday, former Las Vegas Raiders star Henry Ruggs was formally charged in connection to the automobile crash that killed a lady on November 2.
Ruggs, who didn’t seem in court docket, was hit with a second felony DUI and reckless driving expenses. In addition to the driving expenses, he was charged with misdemeanor possession of a firearm whereas intoxicated.
“The evidence supports a second felony DUI charge,” Clark County District Lawyer Steve Wolfson stated to reporters after the listening to. “We believe that Mr. Ruggs’ girlfriend was substantially injured, and under Nevada law, if one is substantially injured in a DUI collision as a result of the defendant’s actions, we can file a second charge.”
Wolfson stated Ruggs is dealing with “two years in prison up to as much as somewhere in the 50 range” if he’s discovered responsible. If convicted, he wouldn’t be eligible for probation. He would serve his time in jail.
Rugg’s attorneys requested Choose Suzan Baucum to disclaim a request by prosecutors to acquire medical information associated to the case. The choose granted the request till the protection had a possibility to argue towards their launch on December 8.
A preliminary listening to is scheduled for December 16. At the moment, it is going to be decided whether or not or not there’s sufficient proof to proceed to a trial.
The previous huge receiver is accused of crashing a Corvette Stingray into Tina Tintor’s Toyota Rav4 at 127 mph. Tintor, 23, and her canine died within the fiery wreck. The previous soccer star was reportedly touring at speeds of as much as 156 mph. Rugg’s blood-alcohol degree was greater than twice the authorized restrict when his blood was taken about two hours after the accident.