Marcus Vick Pleads Guilty to Resisting Arrest: Latest Comments and Reaction

July 11, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL quarterback Marcus Vick has been sentenced to one year in jail, 11 months suspended, as part of a plea deal for an incident in which he allegedly assaulted a police officer.  
TMZ reported Vick pleaded guilty to a charge of resisting arrest in exchange for having the other charges dropped. He was originally charged with felony assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and obstruction of justice after an April incident in Newport News, Virginia.
Police allegedly approached Vick in a Newport News business to arrest him on a pending warrant in another county. He then fled, pushing an officer and running out of the building before being captured.
The 32-year-old could have faced a prison term of up to five years for assaulting a police officer. He will instead spend about a month in jail overall. All but one month of his year in jail was suspended—which means he won't have to serve the time so long as he stays out of trouble—and...

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