Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Schmitt pleads not guilty

by: Aaron Weinberg

Business as usual in the court scene. Fullback Owen Schmitt, as expected, pleads not guilty.

The not guilty plea is no surprise because it gives Schmitt and his attorney time to work out a plea agreement with the prosecuting attorney.

First time offenders in the state of Washington normally receive a lesser charge of negligent driving in the first degree, which amounts to watered-down DUI penalties.