Recently released former Las Vegas wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was formally charged with four crimes and one misdemeanor on Wednesday after a car accident that killed a woman and her dog.
Ruggs is currently out of jail after putting $ 150,000 on bail. He has been formally charged with two charges of driving under the influence resulting in death, two charges of reckless driving which results in death, and one charge of possession of a loaded gun while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Ruggs did not show up for his hearing and his lawyers made no pleadings on his behalf. If convicted on all counts, Ruggs faces over 50 years in prison. Ruggs will go back to court on December 8th.