Former LV Raider Player Arrested For Killing One In Reckless Driving

Former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III is put under house arrest for his alleged role in a fatal car accident on Tuesday morning. He has been charged with two felonies among three additional charges.

The accident took place when Ruggs was driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.161, double the legal limit of Nevada collided with a Toyota RAV-4 at 156 mph that caught fire immediately leaving a 23-year-old woman, Tuna Tintor, and her dog dead inside.

Ruggs, 22, and his girlfriend Rudy Washington, the co-passenger in his car were taken to a hospital and treated for their injuries, not to be life-threatening. 

In total, Ruggs faces five charges of possessing a gun, reckless driving, influencing physical harm, death also added with two more that of driving with over alcohol limit and stemming his co-passenger’s injuries.

Ruggs was observed to be very much impaired when was booked into Clark County Detention Center on Tuesday afternoon. Later, he got a release on $150,000 bail and is under house arrest under electronic monitoring. monitored electronically. He also surrendered his passport and other abusive substances to the court.

Courtesy: NBC News

The hearing, expected to be on Wednesday morning may result in a maximum of 46 years of imprisonment for him.

Ruggs, who played for Las Vegas Raiders as a wide receiver from the 2020 first pick, was released from the team after the accident.

Bottom Line: Henry Ruggs III, the former wide receiver of Las Vegas Riders is under house arrest with five charges including two felonies as his alcohol abuse reckless driving took lives on a Tuesday Road accident.

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