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Mike Williams due in court in March for criminal mischief case


Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith said last week that he found wide receiver Mike Williams’ recent pattern of behavior disturbing, a view fueled in part by Williams’ recent arrest on charges of trespassing and criminal mischief.

Williams is due in court on March 27 for a pre-trial hearing on the case after entering a written plea of not guilty on Monday. Williams was set to be arraigned, but was granted an arraignment waiver because of his plea and the case will move forward to the next stage.

The charges, both misdemeanors, stem from an incident in December. The court documents say Williams “did willfully or maliciously injure or damage real or personal property” belonging to Gabrielle Edwards after entering her home without invitation. There was $200 or less of damage done to Edwards’ front door.

Williams’ attorney told the Tampa Tribune that he was confident the case would be resolved before reaching the pre-trial phase begins in March. That would be good for Williams as he tries to make a better impression on his coach over the rest of the offseason.

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6 Responses to “Mike Williams due in court in March for criminal mischief case”
  1. thevikesarebest says: Feb 25, 2014 9:19 AM

    They should put the packers defense in court for impersonating an actual NFL defense.

  2. ctiggs says: Feb 25, 2014 9:21 AM

    the league has it out agaisnt the niners, they cheated and let the seahawks win, the league is now trying to get rid of our coach. We will over come.

  3. milkmandanimal says: Feb 25, 2014 9:42 AM

    You know his first few years in the league, those years when he’d slipped to the 4th round due to character concerns and decided he’d be a model citizen and work his butt off in order to prove everybody wrong?

    Yeah, I think I liked those years more.

  4. whysomanylosers says: Feb 25, 2014 10:03 AM

    Sheesh.. $200 in damage is nothing compared to the $50,000 he did to the house he was LIVING in.

    Dude seemed to have his head on straight until he got his big money contract. SMH

  5. buc4life86 says: Feb 25, 2014 10:15 AM

    He is a dumbass who only played good off of Jackson’s double coverage. He isn’t garbage, but he sure isn’t worth what we are paying him and as far as the off field issues. He sounds like a little punk bi&@$ trying to be cool

  6. petedutcherjr says: Feb 25, 2014 2:55 PM

    Give me a break. You guys know nothing of Mike Smith! $200???? That could be as simple as scraping the paint!

    He has no character concerns. I can’t stand you nobodies who know nothing about people passing judgement.

    Get a life, losers.

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