Posted May 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Deion Sanders
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 arrested her, calling the incident ''a complete setup." The attorney also said Deion Sanders violated a gag order in the case by doing TV interviews and posting updates on Twitter. ''He can do anything he wants, anytime he wants to anybody he wants because he's 'Prime Time,''' Friedman said, referring to Deion Sanders' nickname from his playing days. Rick Robertson, Deion Sanders' attorney, said Pilar Sanders has failed to take their children to school on time and has ''been physically abusive'' to them. ''His children are one of the main reasons he's here,'' Robertson said of his client. ''His role of father exceeds the role of most fathers.'' Jeffery Shore, an attorney for the children, ages 12, 10 and 8, said they are struggling in school and need counseling. ''They live in a combat zone,'' Shore said. Prosper police were called to the Sanders home last month and arrested Pilar Sanders on a misdemeanor assault charge. Police later charged Deion Sanders with the same offense, but said his charge didn't warrant an arrest. Deion Sanders tweeted that she attacked him, and he even posted a photo of his children filling out police reports. He later removed the photo.

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