Vick Pleads Guilty

Michael Vick has pleaded guilty to a federal dogfighting charge.

The suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback entered his guilty plea in Richmond, Virginia, before U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson. The judge asked Vick whether he knew what evidence the government had against him and whether he had gone over the facts of the case with his legal team.

The plea agreement calls for a sentencing range of 12 to 18 months. But Hudson is not bound by any recommendation or federal sentencing guidelines and could sentence Vick to as much as five years in prison.

In his written plea, Vick admitted helping kill six to eight pit bulls and supplying money for gambling on the fights. He said he did not personally place any bets or share in any winnings.


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  • by Brooke Location: wilmington on Aug 27, 2007 at 11:48 AM
    i am sorry but that is what he get. i am so glad that he is not going to get off. but i think that he need to go to jail longer then 18 months
  • by Jessica Location: Chinquapin on Aug 27, 2007 at 08:28 AM
    I think that vick should not be given a chance to plea he should go through the trial and be convicted by a jury nothing can explain what the things he did to those animals
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