Tampa Bay Buccaneers winger Richard Sherman pleaded guilty to multiple counts following his arrest in July, but he doesn’t face more jail time.
Richard Sherman will not face any time in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts stemming from an arrest in July 2021.
According to tweets from Brady Henderson, ESPN’s Seattle Seahawks reporter, a spokesman for the King County Prosecutor’s Office indicated that Sherman will not face any further prison sentences after his two days in prison.
As Henderson notes, Sherman pleaded guilty to two counts resulting from that arrest in July. Sherman pleaded guilty to first-degree negligent driving as well as a second-degree felony, according to Henderson’s tweet.
Sherman is said to have received a suspended sentence. According to Henderson, part of Sherman’s sentence included two years of court supervision.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Richard Sherman pleads guilty from July arrest, no more jail time
Sherman will have to pay fines totaling $1,325.50. Sherman was instructed to pay $825.50 in court fees as well as $500 for speeding through a construction site.
Like Alfred Charles of KOMO News report, Kevin Peck was the judge who agreed to the suspended sentence agreed by Sherman’s attorney and the district attorney’s office. As Charles reports, Sherman has also been instructed to submit breath-reducing medication if he is required to do so.
Sherman has been with the NFL since 2011, spending most of his career with the Seattle Seahawks. Currently, Sherman is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he has played 5 games for the Buccaneers in 2021.
https://fansided.com/2022/03/07/richard-sherman-pleads-guilty-no-jail-july-arrest/ Richard Sherman pleads guilty, no longer serving jail time since his arrest in July