LB Mcclain Sentenced to 180 Days in Jail; Guilty on All Charges

A judge has found Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain guilty on all charges in his trial in Decatur Municipal Court. His charges include assault, reckless endangerment, menacing, and unlawful discharge of a firearm. He has been sentenced to 180 days in jail.

All of the charges are misdemeanors.

McClain is charged in an attack from November 2011 against Rishard Tapscott.

He got a surprise this morning when co-defendant, Jaradious Willingham, pleaded guilty shortly before the start of the trial. He also agreed to testify in McClain’s trial.

Willingham pleaded guilty to third-degree assault. Municipal Judge Billy Cook sentenced him to 90 days in jail. Willingham must also pay about $300 in fines.

McClain played football for Decatur High School, then the University of Alabama. In this matter, he is charged with assault, reckless endangerment, menacing, and wrongful discharge of a firearm. He also face charges related to a traffic violation in May 2011.


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2 Responses to “LB Mcclain Sentenced to 180 Days in Jail; Guilty on All Charges”

  1. John R. LoRe, Ph.D. says:

    Imagine that, an NFL linebacker menacing,threatening and intimidating?

  2. John R. LoRe, Ph.D. says:

    Let’s just not forget what our D looked like last year when he was out of the line-up.

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