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Report: Talib officially indicted by grand jury

Posted on: May 27, 2011 11:17 am
Edited on: May 27, 2011 2:39 pm
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TalibPosted by Josh Katzowitz

New Eye on Football blogger Ryan Wilson wrote about this Thursday, and now it’s officially confirmed: Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib was indicted today by a Dallas County grand jury on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

By now, you should know that Talib allegedly got into a confrontation with his sister’s boyfriend and then, along with his mother, fired gunshots at the boyfriend as he fled the scene in Garland, Texas on March 21.

“He’s been indicted,” Talib’s lawyer, Frank Perez, said in a text message to the St. Petersburg Times. "Yes, I'm disappointed, but I believe once all the facts are out, it will be resolved in Aqib's favor.''

The grand jury was presented with the evidence by prosecutors on Wednesday, and it only took the jurors two days to send in their indictment.

Talib is on record as adamantly declaring he’s an innocent man and that his mother was the one actually doing the shooting.

UPDATED 2:34 p.m. ET: Jay Reisinger, another of Talib's lawyers, made sure to let us know that the indictment has no bearing on Talib's guilt or innocence.

"It is important to note that the indictment is merely a formal accusation and that Mr. Talib has not been convicted of any crime with respect to this matter," Reisinger wrote in an e-mail to the Tampa Tribune. "The grand jury was not privy to a number of important facts. We are very confident that once we have the opportunity to present all of the facts, this matter will be resolved in Mr. Talib's favor. Aqib looks forward to putting this matter behind him and returning to the game of football."

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Oct 7, 2011
Posted on: October 13, 2011 11:01 am
 

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Since: May 27, 2011
Posted on: May 28, 2011 10:06 am
 

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What ever happened to punching people in the face? Assault "with a deadly weapon" has such an ugly ring to it.



Since: Jan 28, 2011
Posted on: May 28, 2011 6:11 am
 

Report: Talib officially indicted by grand jury

The article forgot to mention that Raheem "The Dream" Morris was coaching him from the living room.......



Since: Mar 14, 2008
Posted on: May 27, 2011 6:56 pm
 

Report: Talib officially indicted by grand jury

What kinda man blames his mother?  Even if she did do it???


The racial slur is expected look at the avatar
 



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