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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers pleaded not guilty to five misdemeanor charges Thursday.
Rogers appeared in Saginaw, Mich., to face the charges, which stem from two separate arrest warrants.
Saginaw County District Judge A.T. Frank released Rogers on a $7,500 personal recognizance bond.
The charges include making a malicious phone call, conspiracy to commit a crime, possessing marijuana, having an open container of alcohol in a vehicle and driving on a suspended license.
The second overall pick of the 2003 draft, Rogers has previously been arrested for drunk driving and assault and battery.
Rogers finished his NFL career with 36 receptions for 440 yards and four touchdowns in three seasons.
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Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers has been arraigned on five misdemeanors from two unrelated incidents.
The 30-year-old Rogers appeared Thursday before Saginaw County District Judge A.T. Frank and pleaded not guilty to the charges. Frank released Rogers on a $7,500 personal recognizance bond.
He's charged with making a malicious phone call and conspiring to...
SAGINAW, Mich. April 6—The downfall of former Detroit Lions WR Charles Rogers continues to play itself out.
The 30-year-old Rogers appeared in court yesterday and was arraigned on five misdemeanors from two separate incidents.
Rogers is charged with marijuana possession, possessing an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle on a suspended or...
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