Montee Ball Pleads Guilty to Disorderly Conduct, Battery: Details, Comments

August 5, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Free-agent NFL running back Montee Ball was sentenced to 60 days in jail and probation Friday after he pleaded guilty to a battery charge and a pair of disorderly conduct charges. 
Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported the guilty plea. WISC-TV noted the judge sentenced him to consecutive 30-day sentences as a result of the domestic abuse case.
Rob Schultz of the Wisconsin State Journal reported the battery charge can get expunged from Ball's record should he meet the terms of his probation. Those include receiving domestic-violence treatment and avoiding alcohol.
Ball was already facing misdemeanor domestic-abuse charges when a former girlfriend came forward with details about a 2014 incident, per Ed Treleven of the Wisconsin State Journal.
The woman alleged he choked her during an argument, which led to additional felony charges of strangulation and suffocation as well as substantial battery. The initial ch...

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