Tocchet Scheduled to Make Court Appearance

Rick Tocchet is due in court tomorrow.

The state Attorney General’s Office announced the scheduled appearance. Spokesman David Wald would not say whether a plea deal has been reached in the case, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. Tocchet’s attorney, Kevin Marino, declined comment.

Tocchet, 42, was charged, with much fanfare, in February 2006 with promoting gambling, money laundering and conspiracy.

The AP story has a key reminder:

More than 15 months after the charge, Tocchet had still not been indicted, or formally charged by a grand jury.

Additionally, Tocchet’s been suspended without pay from his job as assistant coach with the Phoenix Coyotes.

Posted by David M Singer on May 24, 2007 at 03:17 PM
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