With Albert Haynesworth already declining to take a deal offered by prosecutors in his misdemeanor sexual abuse case, the fact he pleaded not guilty today to the charge shouldn’t come as a surprise.
Via the Washington Post, Haynesworth’s lawyer, A. Scott Bolden, said he requested an early trial date in case there is to be training camp for 2011 (wishful thinking, right?).
As for why Haynesworth’s accuser – a waitress at the W Hotel who claimed Haynesworth caressed her breast Feb. 12 – went through with the case.
Bolden, who said he will call as many as five witnesses during the trial, has a theory: “It’s about money.”
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