Donte Stallworth to Plead Guilty in DUI

Donte Stallworth to Plead Guilty in DUI

Published June 16, 2009

Attorneys say Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte' Stallworth has agreed to plead guilty to DUI manslaughter charges and would serve some jail time for a Miami car crash in which a pedestrian was struck and killed.

Prosecutors and Stallworth's attorney confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday night that a deal has been struck. The 28-year-old Stallworth is expected to be in a Miami courtroom Tuesday to enter the plea.

Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office spokeswoman Terry Chavez says the family of victim Mario Reyes wants to resolve the case. She says the deal includes a short jail sentence and lengthy probation. She would not provide details.

Police say Stallworth had a blood-alcohol level of .126 after the crash, well above Florida's .08 limit to drive. Prosecutors say Stallworth struck Reyes after a night on the town. He could have faced up to 15 years in prison.

Written by Associated Press


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