Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Prosecutors seeking jail for Bonds

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Sports Donate to DU
 
madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 09:21 AM
Original message
Prosecutors seeking jail for Bonds
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to send former baseball slugger Barry Bonds to prison.

In court documents filed late Thursday, prosecutors objected to a recommendation by a federal probation officer that Bonds get only probation when he's sentenced for obstruction of justice on Dec. 16.

In the documents, prosecutors asked that Bonds be sentenced to 15 months in prison. Bonds, 47, was convicted in April of obstructing a grand jury's sports doping investigation with an evasive answer.

Prosecutors dropped three other counts charging Bonds with making false statements after the jury deadlocked on those charges. They accused Bonds of lying to the grand jury when he denied knowingly taking performance-enhancing drugs and said he allowed only doctors to inject him.

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/baseball/mlb/12/0...
Refresh | 0 Recommendations Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
Kingofalldems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 10:18 AM
Response to Original message
1. Uh oh
:popcorn:
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
trumad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 10:20 AM
Response to Original message
2. time for a cboy sighting
Like a roach.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
joeybee12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 11:00 AM
Response to Original message
3. That would be SWEET!!!!! nt
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
Auggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-09-11 01:20 PM
Response to Original message
4. Sounds fair
Don't fuck with Grand Juries

Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Fri Nov 28th 2014, 11:06 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Topic Forums » Sports Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC