Patriots owner Robert Kraft would probably hope that the prostitution sting video isn’t made public, but it seems like prosecutors have something else on his mind.
Kraft and 14 other suspects filed a
motion Wednesday in Florida seeking to prevent the release of the evidence
related to the scandal. The “evidence” also contains video footage from the
Patriots owner from inside the day spa. The State’s Attorney’s Office in Palm
Beach County declined to join in on the motion the Patriots owner signed. This is
a huge problem, and suspects will sure have a terrible headache. Prosecutors agreed
to protect the evidence, and this changes it all.
If prosecutors protect the evidence,
judges will sure sign off on it. But, Kraft and the other men involved in the
scandal are left alone with their motion, and we don’t really think that things
will work their way.
We would like to ask one specific
question – why did the State’s Attorney
decide to make a step back and avoid any cooperation with Kraft? This is an
open investigation and the police has already said to be concerned about
alleged victims. When asked about this, the State’s Attorney’s Office had no
The Patriots owner and the other men involved in the sting were offered a plea deal. This deal would make Kraft complete a course about prostitution, do 100 hours of community service and submit to a STD test. Kraft would have to say he is guilty. What would they get in turn? Freedom. But, prosecutors probably knew that the shame would be enough to punish the Patriots owner.
Kraft didn’t agree with prosecutors and didn’t accept their deal. the offered terms don’t work for him, and prosecutors didn’t get things their way. So, this video is their only weapon. Will they use it?