As Independence Day approaches, Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp should savor his American freedoms. Because they’re in jeopardy. At least for a little while.
The domestic violence charges filed against Sapp arising from an April incident with his long-time girlfriend in Las Vegas have resulted in the reopening of Sapp’s other 2015 legal entanglement — the claim that he assaulted a pair of prostitutes in Arizona.
According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Sapp has been required to return to court in Arizona on July 31 for allegedly violating the terms of the probation agreement entered in the Arizona case.
Absent another plea deal, Sapp will face up to 30 days in jail and two years of probation on the charge of assaulting two prostitutes. (The solicitation charge against Sapp was dismissed and won’t be reopened.)
Sapp separately faced up to 18 months behind bars on the April assault charges. He’s due in court in Nevada on July 23 for that case.