The legal stakes have been raised in the ongoing divorce between Deion Sanders and his estranged wife with a new criminal charge against the Pro Football Hall of Famer.
Police in Sanders' hometown of Prosper, north of Dallas, have filed a new complaint with the Collin County District Attorney's Office accusing Sanders of criminal mischief. The complaint only says that the charge results from the department's ongoing investigation of a scuffle between Sanders and his estranged wife, Pilar Sanders, at their palatial Prosper home.
No arrest has been made relating to the new complaint. Criminal mischief is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $4,000.
The former NFL star and Pilar Sanders both appeared in a Collin County court for a hearing in their battle over custody of their three children and who will keep their $5.7 million home.
Larry Friedman, an attorney for Pilar Sanders, accused her husband of repeatedly calling Prosper police until they arre...