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Wed, 12 Aug 2009 06:46:25 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips has been convicted of assault and other felony charges in San Diego. A Superior Court jury found Phillips guilty Tuesday, Aug. 11, of seven counts. He had been accused of choking his girlfriend on two occasions in August 2005, once into unconsciousness. Phillips faces up to 25 years in prison when he's sentenced next month. Phillips already is serving a 10-year sentence for hitting three teenagers with his car in Los Angeles.
Thu, 30 Apr 2009 16:38:23 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips will go to trial on charges that he attacked his girlfriend in 2005. A San Diego judge ruled Wednesday, April 29, that Phillips must stand trial on eight felony charges for two alleged assaults. He could face up to 25 years in prison if convicted. Phillips is already serving a 10-year sentence for hitting three teenagers with his car in Los Angeles.
Fri, 03 Oct 2008 17:50:28 -0700
The Associated Pres reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, two years after being convicted of assault with a deadly weapon. The sentencing was repeatedly delayed while he fought to withdraw a guilty plea in a domestic abuse case that could have led to a stiffer sentence. Phillips was convicted in 2006 of seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon.
Tue, 29 May 2007 22:31:29 -0700
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, May 31, after being convicted of assault with a deadly weapon. Phillips was convicted in October of seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon for driving his car into a group of young people Aug. 21, 2005, after an argument following a game of touch football. Three teens were injured in the incident.
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 18:33:03 -0700
Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips was convicted Tuesday, Oct. 10, on seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon for driving a car at a group of young men, injuring three. He faces up to 20 years in state prison and a sentencing date is expected to be set Oct. 19.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 05:26:46 -0800
The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips has been ordered to stand trial on assault charges for allegedly driving a car into three teenagers who argued with him following a pickup football game. The judge dismissed two counts of child abuse and one count of leaving the scene of an accident stemming from the Aug. 21, 2005, incident on a South Los Angeles soccer field. Phillips faces more than 13 years in prison if convicted of all counts, said Deborah Brazil, a deputy district attorney.
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:56:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips was charged Tuesday, Aug. 23, with multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two days after prosecutors say he drove into three teenagers who argued with him following a pickup football game. Phillips was charged with seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of child abuse and one count of hit and run. If convicted, Phillips faces up to 13 years and four months in prison.
Sun, 21 Aug 2005 19:25:14 -0700
The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips was arrested Sunday, Aug. 21, after allegedly running his car into three teenagers who argued with him during a pickup football game, police said. Phillips was already wanted by police for a domestic violence investigation. As previously reported, police had been seeking Phillips since earlier this month for allegedly attacking his girlfriend twice, once choking her into unconsciousness, they said. Phillips joined a group of 16- and 17-year-olds in a pickup football game today. Phillips got into an argument with several of the teens, said Los Angeles Police Officer Sandra Escalante. He left the park, but returned and drove a black Honda onto the field, allegedly running into three teenage boys, she said. The teenagers were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Thu, 18 Aug 2005 17:45:09 -0700
10News.com reports authorities announced a $1,000 reward Thursday, Aug. 18, for information on the whereabouts of former NFL RB Lawrence Phillips. He is wanted in connection with several domestic violence cases. He is being sought by police in San Diego and Los Angeles. Phillips allegedly has resisted arrest and once told an officer, "There is no way you're going to arrest me," SDPD Lt. Kathy Healey said. "Phillips is in outstanding physical condition," the lieutenant said. "He should be considered dangerous." He had been arrested seven months earlier at his Beverly Hills home after authorities responded to a domestic violence call there.
Thu, 11 Mar 2004 11:20:55 -0800
The Associated Press reports former NFL and CFL RB Lawrence Phillips missed a recent court date because Canadian officials wouldn't let him enter the country, his mother said Wednesday, March 10. Phillips was twice stopped at a New York-Quebec border crossing while attempting to enter the country to answer to sexual assault charges. Canadian customs officials pulled Phillips off a Greyhound bus Wednesday and denied him entry because he lacked a proper visa. Phillips attempted to enter Canada for a March 2 court appearance, but was turned away at the border, according to Phillips' mother, Juanita Phillips. Phillips was charged with assault, sexual assault and uttering death threats against his Montreal girlfriend. He was released on $1,000 bail on Dec. 5. Phillips was then forced to leave Canada because his work visa expired.
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