Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was found guilty of reckless driving after failing to show up for his court proceeding Tuesday, according to the county magistrate’s office.
Brown’s trial was scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. Channel 11 spoke to his attorney on the way into the courtroom and he seemed under the impression Brown would show.
BREAKING: Antonio Brown guilty in absence. His attorney left court alone and did not want to provide a statementhttps://t.co/jNoRChIiOv
— Liz Kilmer (@LizKilmerWPXI) February 12, 2019
Police cited Brown Nov. 8 for allegedly driving a black Porsche more than 100 miles per hour through Ross Township, Pennsylvania. Officers were looking for a possible suspect from a bank robbery when they located Brown.
Video Released of Cops Chasing a Speeding Antonio Brown Down https://t.co/vtQRxPlXns
— SportsGossip.com (@sportsgossip) November 8, 2018
Brown has paid $426.77 in fines and has 30 days to appeal the guilty verdict, according to the magistrate
Reckless driving convictions in Pennsylvania can result in fines, a suspended license and up to 90 days in jail.
The Steelers are considering trading Brown after he failed to show for a Saturday walk-through in Week 17.
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