New Orleans Saints operating again Alvin Kamara pleaded not responsible to conspiracy to commit battery and substantial bodily hurt fees throughout a court docket look in Clark County (Nevada) on Thursday. Kamara, together with Bengals cornerback Chris Lammons. Lammons additionally entered not responsible pleas on Thursday.
Kamara’s attorneys issued a press release following Thursday’s not responsible plea: “We are wanting ahead to trial and a full vindication.”
A trial is ready for July 31.
This indictment surrounding Kamara, Lammons and the 2 different males, Percy Harris and Darrin Young, stems from an incident that occurred in February of 2022 and coincided with the 2022 Pro Bowl, which was held in Las Vegas. According to police, Kamara and his group assaulted the sufferer, Darnell Greene, at Drai’s nightclub at round 6:30 a.m. PT on Feb. 5. Kamara and the opposite defendants have been arrested on Feb. 6 and the official indictment got here down on Feb. 16.
Per the preliminary police report, Greene informed police that he was ready for an elevator inside The Cromwell Las Vegas Hotel & Casino alongside the alleged assailants. When Greene tried to enter the elevator, he claims that Kamara wouldn’t enable him, and the operating again allegedly put his palms on Greene’s chest. After Greene pushed Kamara’s hand off him, the group began to kick and punch him.
The police report additionally says that authorities have possession of surveillance video that verifies Greene’s account of what occurred (TMZ obtained the video, which you’ll see it right here). The video reveals all 4 suspects, together with Kamara, attacking him.
Along with this grand jury indictment, Greene, who, amongst different accidents, suffered an orbital fracture on his proper eye, additionally filed a civil lawsuit towards Kamara again in October. The lawsuit, looking for $10 million in damages, states that Greene by no means fought again.
“[Kamara] chased Greene down the corridor and proceeded to strike him a number of instances till he was knocked to the bottom,” the lawsuit said. “At no level in the course of the assault did Greene hit, punch, or push Kamara or any of his associates.”
On high of those fees that Kamara is going through, he is also punished by the NFL if discovered responsible. However, the league doubtless will not come down with a proper punishment till the authorized course of is performed out.