Monday, December 10, 2007

michael vick goes to jail

I'll update this as I get more news, but Michael Vick, who should have gone to jail for five years, has been sentenced to twenty-three months in prison for neglect, abuse, and brutal killing of pit bulls in a dogfighting ring.

K, well there's more to come on this case. The hearing yesterday was limited to racketeering charges at the state level, I believe. Vick could still receive a federal sentence for neglect and abuse charges—and if I've got it right, he's just admitted he personally helped hang two of the victim dogs. So the question will be—if he is in fact sentenced to more time—whether they'll restrict him from serving it concurrently.

Here's a new piece from the Contra Costa Times.