Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman has pleaded guilty to multiple charges that followed his July arrest, but he isn’t facing more jail time.
Richard Sherman won’t be facing any time in jail after pleading guilty to multiple charges that stemmed from an arrest in July 2021.
According to tweets from Brady Henderson, a Seattle Seahawks reporter for ESPN, a spokesperson for the King County Prosecutor’s Office has indicated that Sherman won’t be facing any more jail time beyond the two days he previously spent in jail.
As Henderson notes, Sherman pleaded guilty to two charges that resulted from that arrest in July. Sherman pleaded guilty to first-degree negligent driving as well as second-degree criminal trespass, according to Henderson’s tweet.
Sherman reportedly received a suspended sentence. According to Henderson, part of Sherman’s sentence includes two years of court supervision.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Richard Sherman pleads guilty to charges from July arrest, faces no more jail time
Sherman will need to pay a fine totaling $1,325.50. Sherman has been instructed to pay $825.50 for court fees as well as $500 for speeding through a construction zone.
As Alfred Charles of KOMO News reports, Kevin Peck is the judge who agreed to the suspended sentence that was agreed upon by Sherman’s lawyer and the county prosecutor’s office. According to Charles’ report, Sherman has also been instructed to submit to a breathalyzer if he’s ever ordered to do so.
Sherman has been in the NFL since 2011, spending much of his career with the Seattle Seahawks. At the moment, Sherman is a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he played in five games for the Buccaneers in 2021.