Former New England Patriots security Patrick Chung was charged Monday with attack and battery versus a relative and vandalism, according to court records.
Chung appeared in court Tuesday in Quincy, Massachusetts, and pleaded innocent to charges including the mom of among his kids. The lady, who represented herself, likewise acquired a civil limiting order versus Chung at the hearing. Chung was launched on $10,000 individual surety. His next court hearing is arranged for Jan. 7.
“Mr. Chung is an upstanding member of the community, wonderful father, and he looks forward to be able to set this straight in respect to what actually occurred. He is the victim in this matter,” stated Sandy Pesiridis, Chung’s lawyer, according to The Boston Globe.
Chung, 34, bet the Patriots from 2009 to 2012 and after that from 2014 to 2019. He became part of 3 Super Bowl champion groups.
Chung had actually pulled out of the 2020 season due to the fact that of the coronavirus pandemic and planned to play in 2021 prior to retiring in March, publishing on Instagram that “it’s time to start a new life.”
He later on stated that breaking the news of his retirement to Patriots coach Bill Belichick “was probably the hardest conversation” he had in a long period of time.
“I felt like I was letting him down, but it was something I had to do for my family and me,” Chung stated at the time.
On Monday afternoon, Chung had actually tweeted that he was having the “best day of my life.”
In August 2019, Chung was arraigned for drug ownership in New Hampshire however he had the charge conditionally dismissed in January 2020.