Archive for the ‘Police Blotter’ Category

Giants GM and Coach Decline to Talk About Situation w/ Kicker Josh Brown

Giants GM Jerry Reese and coach Ben McAdoo declined comment Saturday on the continued employment of kicker Josh Brown, who booted the opening kickoff of a 21-0 preseason loss to the Bills at New Era Field despite facing a Week 1 suspension for a domestic violence arrest in May 2015, Pat Leonard of the New […]

Former Giants James Faces a Year in Prison for Failing to File Tax Returns

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a former Giants and Eagles player has admitted he intentionally failed to file federal income tax returns for several years. Woodland Park resident William James faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after pleading guilty Wednesday to a complaint charging him with willful failure to […]

Former Giants LB Lawrence Taylor Pleads Not Guilty to Raping a Minor

Hall of Fame linebacker and former NY Giant Lawrence Taylor pleaded not guilty today to an indictment that alleges he had sex with a 16-year-old girl in a New York hotel room. The former NFL star allegedly paid $300 to the girl, a Bronx runaway, for their encounter in May. Taylor pleaded not guilty through […]

More On LT

Here’s more details on the LT case. Taylor has.  been arraigned on rape and prostitution charges in an assault on a 16-year-old runaway. The former Giants great was charged with third-degree rape, a felony charge that carries a term of up to four years in prison. Taylor was also charged with third-degree patronizing of a prostitute, […]

Osi in Trouble with Law?

From NY Daily News: Osi Umenyiora and the Giants made peace after the defensive end walked out on practice Monday- but the still has to answer to the law. Umenyiora missed a court date for a speeding ticket the same day he stormed out of the Giants’ practice facility after a dispute with defensive coordinator […]

Burress Lands Two Years in Prison for Weapons Charge

Forget about Plaxico Burress coming in and being a number one wideout for some team around the NFL. The only place he’ll be catching passes for the next two years is prison. The player who just two years ago caught the game winning TD in the Giants upset of the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII […]

Pierce Finishes Testimony

Antonio Pierce finished his testimony in front of a grand jury today. Pierce did not speak, but his lawyer, Michael Bachner, did: “Mr. Pierce’s testimony was clear, coherent and consistent,” his lawyer, Michael Bachner, told reporters as the Giants’ middle linebacker, wearing a black suit, white shirt and no tie, stood behind him. “The grand […]

Pierce “Should Be Concerned”

Vinny DiTrani of the Bergen Record passes along a quote from Richard Aborn, a member of the Manhattan DA office, who said Pierce “should be concerned” about possible charges in the Plaxico Burress case.

Pierce Offers Testimony

Antonio Pierce appeared today in front of a grand jury to testify about his involvement in the Plaxico Burress gun case. Not much is known about what he said, but this is what his lawyer, Michael Bachner, said: “Mr. Pierce’s grand jury presentation is ongoing. He hasn’t completed his testimony,” Bachner said. “And in respect […]

Mara Releases Statement About Pierce

Giants COO John Mara has released a statement responding to the possibility that Antonio Pierce might be prosecuted: “We have refrained from making any public statement regarding the legal proceedings against Plaxico Burress out of respect for the process. Our organization, including Antonio Pierce, has cooperated fully with the police and the DA’s office from […]