Tyson Pleads Not Guilty
Mike Tyson pleaded not guilty earlier today to DUI and drug possession charges.
Tyson didn’t speak very much at the hearing, mostly standing still with his arms crossed while his attorney did the rest of the work. He also declined to speak with reporters as he was leaving the courthouse.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of drug possession and driving under the influence of drugs.
David Chesnoff, one of Tyson’s lawyers has said that Tyson is seeking help for his drug problems and is going to do whatever it takes to stay out o fprison.
“Drug addiction is a victimless crime,” Chesnoff said. “We believe this is the kind of crime where you shouldn’t go to prison.”
Maricopa County attorney Andrew Thomas has already said that he is going to pursue jail time for Tyson. As we already reported before, Tyson could be sentenced up to 7 1/2 years in prison if he is convicted of all charges.
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