Former Basketball star, Dennis Rodman has been charged in a hit-and-run from earlier this year. Rodman, 55, and a Newport Beach resident has been charged with several misdemeanor violations, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Chief of Staff, Susan Kang-Schroeder. If you are suffering from injuries due to the negligence of another, contact a personal injury attorney today!
According to the Orange County Deputy District Attorney, Rodman is being charged with the following:
- one misdemeanor count of hit-and-run with property damage
- misdemeanor count of driving a motor vehicle across a dividing section
- one misdemeanor count of giving false information to a police officer
- one misdemeanor count of driving a motor vehicle without a license
The NBA player is scheduled to be arraigned on January 20, 2017. If convicted he faces a maximum sentence of two years in county jail.
On July 20th, Rodman was driving his vehicle north in the southbound carpool lane on Interstate 5 near Main Street in Santa Ana. He is accused if driving head-on toward a sedan, causing the driver of the sedan to swerve and crash into a dividing wall in order to avoid contact with Rodman’s vehicle.
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