The state of New Hampshire agreed Monday afternoon to conditionally dismiss the pending drug possession charges in opposition to Patriots security Patrick Chung.
“The State has agreed that it will file what is known as a ‘conditional nolle prosequi’ of the charges,” the Belknap County Attorney’s workplace stated in a press launch.
In order to have the charges dropped, Chung should fulfill the next circumstances:
1. Remain on good conduct — no misdemeanor or felony crimes and no main motorized vehicle offenses — for 2 years.
2. Submit a drug take a look at as soon as a month for the primary 12 months and each 90 days for the next 12 months.
3. Perform 40 hours of group service related to drug abuse prevention and schooling. At least 20 of the hours will likely be in New Hampshire. All 40 hours have to be accomplished inside 18 months.
4. Waive his rights to “a speedy trial and/or speedy indictment” and agree that the State has the proper to reinstate the charges and prosecute him ought to he fail to adjust to the aforementioned circumstances.
Last summer time, in line with the legal professional’s workplace, Chung was indicted for felony cocaine possession on Aug. eight for an incident that occurred on June 25 in Meredith, N.H. The legal professional’s workplace famous Chung was “fully cooperative” with the Meredith Police Department and that the quantity of medication allegedly in his possession that night was “small.”
Chung, 32, is underneath contract with the Patriots by means of the 2021 season.