Arrest puts plea deal at risk for man who stabbed NBA player
NEW YORK (AP) Prosecutors say a new arrest has put at risk a New York City man's plea deal in the stabbing of a professional basketball player last year outside a nightclub.
Shevoy Bleary had pleaded guilty in June to two counts of assault in the April 2015 stabbing of former Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and a woman.
The New York Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/2aik8LN ) prosecutors had agreed in exchange to allow him to serve a handful of weekends in jail.
But after his June arrest in Brooklyn for possessing forged credit cards, Manhattan prosecutors say the deal is no longer on the table.
The paper says Assistant District Attorney Courtney Groves told a judge Wednesday that Bleary violated the terms of his ''promised sentence.''
The case was adjourned to Sept. 7.