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Archive for the ‘Police Blotter’ Category

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 […]

Pierce Could Still Face Jail Time

In the ongoing Plaxico Burress trial, Antonio Pierce could still face jail time. The NY Post is reporting that the Manhattan DA still wants to prosecute Pierce (note: there are plenty of details about Plax’s status, but since he is no longer a Giant, we’re not going to focus on it) The Post has also […]

Member of ’86 Giants Convicted of Theft

Damien Johnson, a offensive lineman on the Super Bowl winning 1986 Giants team, was convicted of theft in the sale of a Mercedes-Benz. Johnson faces a maximum of five years in prison.

Lawyer Expects to Get Burress New Court Date

Plax Getting Postponement

This from Tom Rock of Newsday: Just got off the phone with Ben Brafman (more to the point, he got off the phone with me) and he said that Plaxico Burress will in fact be seeking an adjournment during his appearance in court Tuesday morning. “That’s all I have to say,” Burress’ defense attorney said. […]

Report: Possible Plea Deal for Plax Still Requires Jail Time

The New York Times wrote a fantastic piece concerning a possible plea deal for Plaxico Burress:   A plea deal is being seriously considered in the gun possession case against Plaxico Burress, the New York Giants’ wide receiver, and it appears likely that any agreement would require him to serve at least some time behind bars, a […]

Attorney Trying to Resolve Burress’ Case

Per Sal Paolantonio of ESPN The attorney for Plaxico Burress has been in constant communication with the Manhattan district attorney’s office for months, trying to get the charges against Burress resolved so that the New York Giants wide receiver can avoid a lengthy trial with the goal of returning to the NFL in time for […]

Plax vs. Giants moved to April 1

If Plaxico Burress wants his money that he lost after he was suspended for shooting himself in the leg late last year, he’s going to have to wait. The New York Daily News is reporting that the new date is April 1st. Specifically, Burress wants to recoup the $1 million dollar signing bonus that the […]

Bradshaw Back in Jail for 30-Days

Ahmad Bradshaw is back in jail, as the New York Daily News reports that the back is back in a Virginia prison: Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been in a Virginia prison since Sunday, when he surrendered himself to authorities so he could begin serving the final 30 days of a jail sentence that […]