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Stallworth’s Character A Major Factor In Lenient Sentence

Article By on 17th June, 2009

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Driving home after a night of drinking, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donte Stallworth struck Mario Reyes, a 59-year-old construction worker who was crossing the street to catch a bus ride home in Miami, Fla., at around 7:15 a.m.

The date was March 14, yet Stallworth will be getting out of jail on July 16. Yesterday, he accepted a plea bargain with prosecutors, pleading guilty to DUI manslaughter (He had a blood-alcohol level of .126 and the legal limit in Florida is .08). He accepted a 30-day jail sentence.

Stallworth will also receive two years of house arrest, eight more years of probation, 1,000 hours of community service, and a lifelong suspended drivers license. But the main conjecture of punishment is ...

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