Ex-NFL DL Barry Cofield Pleads Not Guilty In Cop Car Smashing Case

Former NFL defensive lineman Barry Cofield, who performed for the New York Giants throughout their 2008 Super Bowl run, has reportedly pled not responsible to all prices stemming from his July arrest.

According to studies, Cofield was arrested in Seminole County, Florida within the early hours of the morning on July three following a police chase. Cofield was initially booked on prices of heroin possession, assaulting an officer, DUI, resisting arrest and fleeing from police - however the prices have since been diminished to heroin possession and DUI inflicting harm or harm, in response to TMZ.

If convicted, he faces as much as 5 years in jail. 

Ex-NFL DL Barry Cofield Pleads Not Guilty In Cop Car Smashing Case

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Police say that Cofield's automobile was stopped on an off ramp from at roughly 2:30 a.m., with Cofield "handed out" within the driver's seat. According to the arrest report (H/T USA Today), Cofield awoke after a number of minutes however determined to drive away as a substitute of placing his automobile in park as instructed by officers on the scene.

Per USA Today:

Upon being arrested, police found two luggage of heroin in Cofield's pocket and say he reeked of alcohol. Cofield, 34, performed within the NFL from 2006-2015 with the Giants and Washington Redskins.