Giants Backup QB Pleads Guilty to Charges From Traffic Offense - NBC New York

Giants Backup QB Pleads Guilty to Charges From Traffic Offense

The plea deal calls for dropping charges if Kyle Lauletta stays out of trouble for the next year

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    NY Giants Backup QB Facing Felony Charge

    Giants backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta was arrested Tuesday morning while driving to the team's practice facility in East Rutherford. Brian Thompson reports.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Giants QB Kyle Lauletta pleaded guilty to a disorderly person offense and two traffic offenses after failing to obey an officer's orders

    • The incident involving the rookie NFL player happened back in October near a construction site in Weehawken

    • Lauletta has since apologized after the incident

    New York Giants backup quarterback Kyle Lauletta has pleaded guilty to a disorderly person offense and two traffic offenses after failing to obey an officer's orders while driving near a construction site in October.

    Lauletta pleaded guilty Tuesday. The plea deal calls for dropping charges if Lauletta stays out of trouble for the next year.

    Weehawken police say Lauletta was driving his 2017 Jaguar Oct. 30 when he was stopped for failing to obey an officer's order to continue driving straight.

    Police says Lauletta almost hit an officer while making an illegal turn. He was stopped by a second officer and refused to produce a driver's license or exit the car.

    He was later arrested. Lauletta has said he's apologetic about the incident.

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