10:32 AM PTHenry Ruggs‘ attorneys, David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld, simply launched a press release following Wednesday morning’s listening to … promising that when the previous soccer participant is launched from jail, “he will return to making positive contributions to his community.”


“Mr. Ruggs has accepted responsibility for his actions, entered a guilty plea, and now been sentenced by the court,” the legal professionals mentioned. “In court today Mr. Ruggs expressed his sincere sadness for the loss of Ms. Tintor and the impact that it has had on her loved ones.”


They added that Ruggs “is prepared to serve his prison sentence.”

Former NFL star Henry Ruggs has been sentenced to 3-to-10 years in jail over the 2021 automobile crash that resulted within the dying of 23-year-old Tina Tintor and her canine.

The ex-Raiders extensive receiver discovered his destiny simply minutes in the past inside a packed Las Vegas courtroom.

Ruggs, 24, confirmed as much as the Wednesday morning proceedings in a navy swimsuit and tie … and issued an apology to Tintor’s household proper on the outset of the listening to.

“To the parents and family of Ms. Tintor, I sincerely apologize for the pain and suffering my actions the morning of Nov. 2, 2021 have caused you, your family and those who knew Ms. Tina and Max,” he mentioned.

“I let my family, my teammates and those who believed in me down with my actions and hurt so many.”

He added that there was “no excuse” for his actions.

A press release from Tintor’s household was additionally learn contained in the courtroom … earlier than the choose made her ruling. Ruggs was then instantly remanded into custody.

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Ruggs was initially dealing with greater than 50 years behind bars within the case after authorities accused him of drunkenly slamming his Corvette into the again of Tintor’s Rav-4 in Vegas … killing her and her golden retriever.

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Henry Ruggs Will Spend 3-10 Yrs In Jail After Choose Accepts Plea Deal

However, the previous soccer participant reached a deal with prosecutors again in Might, agreeing to plead responsible to at least one felony rely of DUI leading to dying and one misdemeanor rely of vehicular manslaughter in alternate for a jail sentence that will not exceed 3-to-10 years.

Ruggs, who will now be eligible for parole following his third yr in jail, was picked by the Raiders within the first spherical of the 2020 NFL Draft … and had began 19 video games in his two seasons with the staff. The org. launched him following the accident.

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