Moffitt pleads guilty to disorderly conduct
Seahawks guard John Moffitt pleaded guilty in Bellevue District Court on Friday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.
Seattle Times staff reporter
Seahawks guard John Moffitt pleaded guilty in Bellevue District Court on Friday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct, putting an end to legal issues stemming from three separate incidents at Bellevue Square Mall in 2012.
Moffitt paid a fine of $1,407, according to a district spokeswoman, and received a suspended sentence of 24 months in jail.
Moffitt was originally charged with two misdemeanors --- one for criminal trespass and another for obstruction. But those were combined to one charge of disorderly conduct. Moffitt will not serve the suspended sentence if he avoids any future legal issues.
Moffitt was originally cited for urinating in Bellevue Square and ordered not to enter the Bellevue Square area for a year. In June he was spotted at a restaurant in the area and cited for obstruction. He was cited again in August when he was again seen at a restaurant in the area.
Moffitt, in his third year from Wisconsin, is competing for a starting guard spot on the Seahawks’ offensive line.
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Past champions in the field include Alex Stamey (2002) of Mill Creek and Jeremy Wendelken (2010) of Kirkland. Rick Garber of Kirkland won the title in 1985, and although he is not playing in this championship, he will be following his son, Frank Garber, who got an exemption after being selected the 2012 WSGA Junior Boys’ Player of the Year.
• Whitworth freshman golfer Oliver Rudnicki of Redmond was named to the Division III PING All-America second team.
Sports-information reports contributed to this report.