: Being an athlete rules- kill a guy and only get 30 days in jail.



The Tony Show
06-16-09, 12:18 PM
A few months ago, Cleveland Browns receiver Donte Stallworth got drunk and was speeding in his Bentley when he struck and killed a pedestrian. You or I do this, and we're going down for a long time. Luckily for him, he's rich and famous!




MIAMI – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth is going to serve 30 days in jail after pleading guilty in Florida to a DUI manslaughter charge.

The plea deal announced Tuesday calls for the 28-year-old Stallworth to also serve 10 years' probation and do 1,000 community service hours for killing a pedestrian he hit with his car. Stallworth had faced up to 15 years in prison.

Police say Stallworth was drinking at a hotel bar before the March 14 crash that killed 59-year-old construction worker Mario Reyes. Tests showed Stallworth's blood-alcohol content was .126.

Stallworth also reached a confidential financial settlement with the Reyes' family. A person close to the negotiations told The Association Press about the agreement on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk about the deal.

Full story HERE (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090616/ap_on_re_us/fbn_stallworth_pedestrian_killed).

The Tony Show
06-16-09, 12:20 PM
I meant to post this in Current Issues. I fail at the Internet. :doh:

CadillacGurl
06-16-09, 12:50 PM
Being a Pittsburgh Steeler Fan, I hate the Browns anyway. :rolleyes:

He must have gave a nice chunk of change to the family to only get 30 days in prison. :nono:

gary88
06-16-09, 02:50 PM
They should just rename it the National Felony League :shifty

CTSV_510
06-16-09, 03:00 PM
Yeah he is also receiving a PERMANENT suspension of his driving license.

Florian
06-16-09, 11:16 PM
Yeah he is also receiving a PERMANENT suspension of his driving license.

he can appeal in 5 years to get it back.


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Destroyer
06-17-09, 12:21 AM
It ain't right. I'm wondering right now if he did this to my wife (for instance). Would I accept a very large cash amount or insist he goes to jail for a long time. Hmmmm.............:lildevil:

Talamant3z
06-17-09, 12:36 AM
wow!!!!!!

dirt_cheap_fleetwood
06-17-09, 01:35 AM
It ain't right. I'm wondering right now if he did this to my wife (for instance). Would I accept a very large cash amount or insist he goes to jail for a long time. Hmmmm.............:lildevil:

Future Drew Peterson.

Aron9000
06-17-09, 04:40 AM
I am going to play devil's advocate here, and go out on a limb. Maybe Mr Reyes stepped out into traffic, and did not see Mr. Stallworth's Bently. Hitting Mr. Reyes might have been inevitable, regardless if Mr. Stallworth had been drunk. All I am saying is I need to see the facts of the case before I pass judgement on anybody.

tdyguy2k
06-17-09, 10:19 AM
Lucky. Damn lucky.