RAY RICE ACCEPTED INTO PRE-TRIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAM

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has approved the application for admission to the Pre-Trial Intervention program by NFL star Ray Rice. Rice was accused for the physical assault of his now wife inside of an Atlantic City casino. PTI is a New Jersey program for first-time offenders accused of 4th or 3rd degree crimes, similar to probation in that it avoids incarceration and requires the satisfaction of prescribed conditions. The program ranges in duration between 6 months and 4 years. Successful completion of the program by a defendant results in the dismissal of criminal charges.

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