By Dom Giordano
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Dom Giordano spoke with Attorney Travis Tormey to discuss former NFL player Ray Rice’s plea agreement with Atlantic County to enter Pre-Trial Intervention and attend an anger management program after being charged with hitting his then fiancée in an Atlantic City casino elevator earlier this year.
Tormey said the introduction of a video tape that shows the violent altercation would probably not have altered the outcome of the case.
“The tape does change things because even without her, as long as they have a custodian of record from the casino come in, they could corroborate the tape and they, technically, could continue to press the charges against him, even without her. Now that is very rare though. I have to say, in my career, I’ve almost never seen the state pursue charges over the wishes of a victim.”